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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Kendal (Self catering)
Groom’s Cottage, Kendal

Groom’s Cottage

This character-filled property is a charming, one bedroomed retreat, ideal for a couple looking for a romantic break in a stunning countryside location.
Sleeps 2

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Kendal (Self catering)
Daleside, Kendal


This stunning, detached cottage sits in beautiful surroundings, nestling in the Longsleddale Valley, just six miles from Kendal in the Lake District National Park and can sleep six people in …
Sleeps 6

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