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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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British History Quiz

This famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade


This Day in British History

24 October, 1537

Death of Queen Jane Seymour

Jane's death came just 12 days after she gave birth to the future Edward VI

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome


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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Sawrey (Self catering)
Little Esthwaite Cottage, Sawrey

Little Esthwaite Cottage

This ground floor cottage in Near Sawrey in the Lake District National Park sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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Troutbeck (Self catering)
Dickens Lodge, Troutbeck

Dickens Lodge

This wonderful, detached lodge, set on the Limefitt Park near Troutbeck, can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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