Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

With the occasional city thrown in for good measure!











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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 war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

23 April, 1248

Order of the Garter insituted

Edward III's famous order of chivarly modelled after a similar French chivalric order of knights

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was known for his ruddy complexion



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Kirkby Lonsdale (Self catering)
Fleshbeck Cottage, Kirkby Lonsdale

Fleshbeck Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is situated in Mansergh, an area of wooded hills and valleys, three miles from Kirby Lonsdale, and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Appleby-in-Westmorland (Self catering)
Blacksmith Cottage, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Blacksmith Cottage

This terraced cottage in the centre of Appleby-in-Westmorland sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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