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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Featured Historic Hotel
17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

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 … more >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This naturalist sailed with Captain Cook 1768-71) and his collections are preserved in the british Museum


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

A king that was simultaneously the VIth and the Ist monarch of his name


Ambleside (Self catering)
Quaysider's Apartment 1, Ambleside

Quaysider's Apartment 1

A wonderful apartment on the outskirts of Ambleside, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
High Moor Cottage, Bowness-on-Windermere

High Moor Cottage

This cosy semi-detached cottage in Bowness sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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