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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 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king led the English to triumph at Crecy in 1346



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Tatham (Self catering)
Bridleway Cottage, Tatham

Bridleway Cottage

This delightful, single-storey cottage in Tatham sleeps two people in one double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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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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