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

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British History Quiz

This king of Wessex followed his father, Alfred the Great, to the throne



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This Day in British History

24 April, 1506

Edmund de la Pole sent to Tower of London

De la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, was the last serious Yorkint claimant to the English throne

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Elizabeth of York, uniting the houses of York and Lancaster, and ending the Wars of the Roses



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Santon Bridge (Self catering)
William Court Cottage, Santon Bridge

William Court Cottage

William Court Cottage is a lovely terraced cottage situated in the grounds of Irton Hall Estate. The cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
Sandbed, Ravenstonedale

Sandbed

This stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion is situated in the Rawthey Valley, 3 miles from Ravenstonedale, sleeping 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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