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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 Scottish leader defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314



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This Day in British History

26 May, 1676

Fire of Southwark

Ten years after the devastating Great Fire of London, this blaze sweeps along the south bank of the Thames, burning 625 houses

Monarch Mayhem

This king's two wives were both named Isabella



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Coniston (Self catering)
3 Low House Cottages, Coniston

3 Low House Cottages

Beautifully furnished and with stunning views, this cottage boasts three bedrooms able to sleep a total of six people, whilst the cosy sitting room with inviting open fire and spacious …
Sleeps 6

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Greenodd (Self catering)
Sea View, Greenodd

Sea View

With its accommodation for up to five people set over three floors, this characterful property has been sympathetically restored to retain much of its original charm.
Sleeps 5

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