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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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This Day in British History

25 July, 1554

Queen Mary marries Philip of Spain

Mary's alliance roused fierce opposition within England. It would last only 5 years before Mary died, leaving the throne to her Protestant sister, Elizabeth I

Monarch Mayhem

The last monarch of Britain to be called Emperor of India



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Ambleside (Self catering)
Walker's Retreat, Ambleside

Walker's Retreat

This stylish ground floor apartment in Ambleside in the Lake District can sleep three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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Sedgwick (Self catering)
Hoopers End, Sedgwick

Hoopers End

A three-storey stone barn conversion in the hamlet of Sedgwick near Kendal, with four bedrooms accommodating eight people.
Sleeps 8

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