Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

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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 prestigious organisation was founded in 1768. Its first president was Joshua Reynolds



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This Day in British History

20 September, 1066

Battle of Fulford near York

Harald Hardrada of Norway and Earl Tostig defeat Northumbrians under the earls Morcar and Edwin

Monarch Mayhem

This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife



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Cockermouth (Self catering)
The School House, Cockermouth

The School House

This terraced cottage is close to the village of Cockermouth near Keswick and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Edenhall (Self catering)
Eden House, Edenhall

Eden House

This Grade II listed, detached house is in the centre of the village of Edenhall in Cumbria and sleeps up to thirteen people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 13

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