Yorkshire & North East England - Travel Guide

Historic Yorkshire, County Durham, and Northumberland

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit Yorkshire & Northumberland

1. Walking in the North York Moors
2. Lindisfarne Island
3. Historic Durham Cathedral
4. A ride on the North York Moors Railway
5. The stained-glass west windows of York Minster



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17th Century Orton Hall Rotherham

17th Century Orton Hall
Orton, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All guests have full use of the grounds and the Great Hall, with its grand piano, snooker table, fireplace and spectacular … more >>

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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This fourth son of Edward III was virtual ruler of England from 1371-1399



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This Day in British History

23 October, 1642

Battle of Edgehill

First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex

Monarch Mayhem

He was married to Henrietta Maria of France



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Driftwood, Truro

Driftwood

Perched on the banks of the Tresillian River, a privately-owned Grade-II listed character cottage with direct panoramic water views. Available for weekend breaks and holidays, ideal for couples or …
Sleeps 2

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Gunnislake (Self catering)
No 51 Valley Lodges, Gunnislake

No 51 Valley Lodges

This stone-built holiday lodge sits on the Honicombe Manor Holiday Village near Gunnislake in Cornwall and can sleep six people in its three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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