Lake District Travel Guide - Stone Circles

This page Blakely Rise stone circle - Swinside Stone Circle

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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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Featured Historic Hotel
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 >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Who rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral after the Great Fire of London?


This Day in British History

27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces


Newland (Self catering)
Furnace Cottage, Newland

Furnace Cottage

This terraced cottage is situated in the hamlet of Newland and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Windermere (Self catering)
Lake View Cottage, Windermere

Lake View Cottage

This is a charming terraced bungalow, just a few minutesÂ’ walk away from Windermere and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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