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Doc Martin Location: Port Isaac, Cornwall
This historic village in North Cornwall doubles as "Portwenn" in the popular TV series. It has also been a location for other shows and movies, such as Poldark and Saving Grace. (Our article includes links to tourism resources. Did you know that you can rent Dr. Ellingham's surgery as a holiday cottage?)

The Oxford Experience
Spend a week as an adult student at Christ Church, Oxford during your summer vacation. Rates include a room with private facilities and meals in the Great Hall (which was featured in the Harry Potter films).

English Football - A Trip to Sunderland
Arsenal supporter Anders Imboden describes a match at Sunderland AFC's Stadium of Light and offers tips for foreign footie fans.

The Amateur Historian's Guide to the Heart of England
Book review: This informative, engaging, 410-page paperback describes nearly 200 medieval and Tudor sites within two hours of London.

Dover Castle
Explore 2,000 years of English history atop the White Cliffs of Dover. The castle's attractions include a medieval keep, a battlements walk, and a tour of WWII's Secret Wartime Tunnels.

Hadrian's Wall
When in England, do as the Romans did. Twenty miles of well-preserved ruins are just a stone's throw from Newcastle (see below).

Barge Cruises & Canal Boats
Explore Europe's waterways in luxury, or rent a boat and pilot it yourself.

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