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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

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British History Quiz

The Declaration of Arbroath asserted the independence of what country?



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This Day in British History

25 March, 1306

Robert the Bruce crowned king of Scotland

Bruce had earlier murdered his chief rival, John Comyn

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch put down the 1715 Jacobite Rising of James Stewart, The Old Pretender



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Staveley (Self catering)
Kingfisher Barn, Staveley

Kingfisher Barn

This first floor apartment is located in the village of Staveley in the Lake District National Park and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ambleside (Self catering)
Brathay, Ambleside

Brathay

This first floor apartment is located in the heart of Ambleside in the Lake District and can sleep four people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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