History in 360

History in 360: Lewes Castle

A team weekend away can only mean one thing: museums! We visited Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress and Lewes Castle on this little mini adventure in East Sussex! Here’s our review of Lewes Castle! Lewes Town While returning from a trip to the Wyntercon the team decided to stop off at the picturesque town […]

History in 360: Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress 1

Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress We visited the Eastbourne Redoubt in early October 2016. Luckily for us, the weather was still absolutely glorious and allowed for plenty of selfies! We tied our visit in with a trip to Wyntercon,  a sci-fi convention hosted in the town and run by one of ur […]

History in 360: Stonehenge 1

This is a pretty special blog for us. Stonehenge is, not so secretly, Niki’s favourite place on earth!! When people think of Stonehenge there are probably a few different things that pop into their heads. Perhaps you think “its a bunch of rocks?” or maybe you’re on the side of […]

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History in 360: Prehistoric Wiltshire 1

Prehistoric Wiltshire Every year, around the 21st September, the Northern Hemesphere experiences one of two Equinoxes; when night and day, light and dark are equal in length. in 2016, Paul, Niki and Mike were lucky enough to get a few days off of work to welcome in the Equinox at […]

History in 360: Salisbury Cathedral 2

Niki and Mike decided to visit Salisbury Cathedral. They were in Wiltshire observing equinox at Stonehenge. Here is their guide to this fantastic piece of early English Gothic architecture. Its amazing to think, that Salisbury Cathedral was originally built due to an argument. A case of one-up-manship between the clergy […]

History in 360: The Army Flying Museum

    Onward to learning! The Museum of Army Flying is one of Hampshire’s hidden gems. We were lucky to have spotted it on our travels to the beautiful Stonehenge (special inside Stonehenge blog coming soon!). Once seen, we decided the museum was a must! We as A Team have a fascination […]

History in 360: Kensington Palace 3

We have been keeping up with the historical ITV series Victoria, on ITV. Kensington Palace is featured on the show and the decision to go and visit on a day off was an easy one! Kensington Place is a small mansion built in 1605. It was purchased in 1685 by the […]

History in 360: Hampton Court Palace 3

  Here at The Hovel we’re very into our history innovations. We strongly believe that history is a really interesting subject, and everyone can find something to delve into! Our History in 360 blogs will take you through some of the most interesting historical sites we find, giving you the chance […]