Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

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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 battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



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This Day in British History

03 May, 1060

Dedication of Waltham Abbey, Essex

The abbey was built on the order of Earl Harold of Wessex, later King Harold

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king



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National Trust

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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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Kirksanton (Self catering)
Tower Cottage, Kirksanton

Tower Cottage

Providing spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to seven people, this unique property benefits from being set in its own grounds surrounded by stunning countryside.
Sleeps 7

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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
The Barn, Ravenstonedale

The Barn

Delightful bungalow with car park and small rear garden. Lovely fell views from comfortable lounge & well equipped kitchen/diner. Situated in picturesque conservation village at foot of unique Howgill fells. …
Sleeps 4

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