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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The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

National Trust

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National Trust membership

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

This Archbishop of Canterbury authored two Books of Common Prayer and helped Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Argagon



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This Day in British History

24 April, 1506

Edmund de la Pole sent to Tower of London

De la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, was the last serious Yorkint claimant to the English throne

Monarch Mayhem

This king rebuilt Westminster Abbey as a shrine to Edward the Confessor



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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Cunsey Lodge, Hawkshead

Cunsey Lodge

This glorious, detached cottage on the sought-after Graythwaite Estate, Cumbria, sleeps eight people in four en-suite bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Dearham (Self catering)
Violet Cottage, Dearham

Violet Cottage

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

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