Lake District Travel Guide - Stone Circles

This page Blakely Rise stone circle - Swinside Stone Circle

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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

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries



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Ambleside (Self catering)
Quaysider's Apartment 2, Ambleside

Quaysider's Apartment 2

A lovely apartment on the outskirts of Ambleside, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Hullet Hall, Hawkshead

Hullet Hall

This exceptional, detached cottage nestled beside Lake Windermere, on the Graythwaite Estate, Cumbria, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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