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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

This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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This Day in British History

22 February, 1371

David II of Scotland dies in English captivity

David is succeeded by his brother Robert, the first Stewart monarch

Monarch Mayhem

The second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, he ruled only 3 years before being deposed



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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
Bank End Barn, Broughton-in-Furness

Bank End Barn

This character semi-detached cottage is in the village of Grizebeck near Kirkby-in-Furness on the border of the Lake District National Park and can sleep eleven people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 11

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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
Sally End , Ravenstonedale

Sally End

This pretty, semi-detached, stone-built, farmhouse conversion is three miles from Ravenstonedale and can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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