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 >>


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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Beech Hill Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere

Beech Hill Lodge

This detached single storey lodge near Lake Windermere sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Flookburgh (Self catering)
Hillrise Cottage, Flookburgh

Hillrise Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is in the village of Flookburgh in the Lake District and sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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