Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

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Dalston Hall Hotel

Dalston Hall Hotel

A unique hotel nestling in the heart of the beautiful Cumbria, just 15 minutes yet a million miles away from the vibrant City of Carlisle, this magnificent Grade II listed … more >>


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British History Quiz

This Scottish lord was chosen by Edward I of England as the new king of Scotland in 1292


This Day in British History

26 November, 1379

New College, Oxford established

New College was founded by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, who also founded Winchester College

Monarch Mayhem

This king defeated Henry Hotspur at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403


National Trust

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Penrith (Self catering)
Broad Ing Cottage, Penrith

Broad Ing Cottage

Welcome to Broad Ing Cottage: Broad Ing Cottage is situated on the fringe of the village of Tirril, which nestles on the edge of the Lake District National Park close to …
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Pooley Bridge (Self catering)
Barn End, Pooley Bridge

Barn End

This delightful barn conversion is situated on the edge of Pooley Bridge and sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
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