Family Heritage Attractions in Cumbria




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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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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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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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



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This Day in British History

23 February, 1421

Catherine of France crowned Queen of England

Catherine's husband, Henry V, would die a year later

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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Brough (Self catering)
Ivy Cottage, Brough

Ivy Cottage

A lovely cottage, formerly a coaching inn, in a quiet courtyard location just a few yards from the high street in the small rural town of Brough, near Kirkby Stephen.
Sleeps 6

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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Partridge Holme , Bowness-on-Windermere

Partridge Holme

This attractive terraced cottage in Bowness sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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