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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This Day in British History

04 September, 1299

Edward I marries Margaret, sister of Philip IV of France

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Monarch Mayhem

The second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, he ruled only 3 years before being deposed


National Trust

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South Lakeland Leisure Village (Self catering)
Manor Lodge, South Lakeland Leisure Village

Manor Lodge

This comfortable lodge, settled on the South Lakeland Leisure Village, sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Cockermouth (Self catering)
The Hayloft, Cockermouth

The Hayloft

2 cottages in Redmain, a rural hamlet 3 miles from Cockermouth, Cumbria in the Lake District National Park. Exceptionally clean quality self catering holiday accommodation with 3 acre wildlife gardens …
Sleeps 2

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