Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

With the occasional city thrown in for good measure!



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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

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king



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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
The Granary , Broughton-in-Furness

The Granary

This is a detached cottage on a working farm, set in the centre of the Duddon Valley, just four miles from Broughton-in-Furness, in the stunning Lake District and can sleep …
Sleeps 6

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Grange-over-Sands (Self catering)
3 Boddencroft, Grange-over-Sands

3 Boddencroft

This welcoming cottage in Grange-over-Sands sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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