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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 >>


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Bentham (Self catering)
River Cottage, Bentham

River Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is attached to the owner's home in Tatham near Bentham and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Aldingham (Self catering)
Moat Farmhouse, Aldingham

Moat Farmhouse

This pet friendly detached farmhouse for 12 people has private access to a secluded sand and shingle beach near the village of Aldingham close to Ulverston and the Southern tip …
Sleeps 12

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