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Dalston Hall Hotel

Dalston Hall Hotel

A unique hotel nestling in the heart of the beautiful Cumbria, just 15 minutes yet a million miles away from the vibrant City of Carlisle, this magnificent Grade II listed … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



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This Day in British History

30 August, 1720

Birth of Samuel Whitbread

Whitbread founded Whitbread's brewing company in 1842 and later became a politician

Monarch Mayhem

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



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National Trust

National Trust membership

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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Greenodd (Self catering)
Sea View, Greenodd

Sea View

With its accommodation for up to five people set over three floors, this characterful property has been sympathetically restored to retain much of its original charm.
Sleeps 5

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Coniston (Self catering)
Station Master's House, Coniston

Station Master's House

Formerly the railway station for the hamlet of Torver, this spacious, ground floor, semi-detached cottage is just 2.5 miles from Coniston and can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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