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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

Sir Francis Drake famously completed his game of what pastime before sailing out to meet the Spanish Armada?



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This Day in British History

08 December, 1542

Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary (d. 1582) was born to James V and Mary of Guise. Her father died only 6 days later and she was crowned at the age of nine months.

Monarch Mayhem

Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605



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National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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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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Bassenthwaite (Self catering)
Randel, Bassenthwaite

Randel

This quirky studio cottage sleeps two people in one room, a mile from Bassenthwaite.
Sleeps 2

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