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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 >>


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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755



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This Day in British History

24 August, 1662

Revised Prayer Book imposed

Over 2000 non-conformist ministers are removed from their livings

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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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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Waberthwaite (Self catering)
2 Park Nook Close, Waberthwaite

2 Park Nook Close

This terraced cottage is located in the small hamlet of Waberthwaite and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ravenglass (Self catering)
Eskmeals House, Ravenglass

Eskmeals House

Eskmeals House is a fabulous Georgian detached residence dating back to the 1650's, set in it's own grounds with walled garden and woodland. It is approached down a short …
Sleeps 21

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