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Discover iconic Stonehenge, the myths and legends of Tintagel Castle, or one of the most picturesquely sited forts in England - Dartmouth Castle.

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With fun-filled adventures for families by day and terrifying tours for adults by night, there's something spooky for everyone to enjoy at our historic places this Halloween.

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