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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

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British History Quiz

This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



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This Day in British History

22 October, 1877

Blantyre mining disaster

The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690



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Windermere (Self catering)
Number 16, Windermere

Number 16

Set in the centre of popular Windermere town, this three bedroom town house can sleep up to six people.
Sleeps 6

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Ambleside (Self catering)
Coach House 1 - Pullwood Bay, Ambleside

Coach House 1 - Pullwood Bay

A semi-detached, stylish cottage on the Pullwood Bay Estate near Ambleside, with two bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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