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Heathfield House Master Bedroom

The History and Themes of The Bedrooms in Heathfield House

Discover the history and inspiration that brought about the design for heathfield’s twelve luxury bedrooms.  Be inspired as you take a tour of each bedroom in preparation of your next stay…… Bedroom 1 – The  Bingham Room Settled in Lady Emma Bingham’s splendid former bedroom, you can relax into the true elegance of our historic …

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History of the British seaside holiday

Looking back to the 18thCentury doctors would prescribe sea bathing as a beneficial aid to health. A trip to the seaside was a  privilege usually only afforded to the wealthy until the 1840’s, the huge expansion of the railway network saw the first package holidays with entrepreneur Thomas Cook arranging to take his first group …

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