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Featured Historic Hotel
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 >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman


This Day in British History

21 March, 1282

Dafydd ap Gruffudd launches revolt

Dafydd is reluctantly joined by his brother Llewelyn. The rebellion signalled Edward I's second invasion of north Wales

Monarch Mayhem

This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife


Gosforth (Self catering)
Stable End Cottage, Gosforth

Stable End Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is set on the owner's working farm in the small village of Nether Wasdale near Gosforth and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Crooklands (Self catering)
The Coach House, Crooklands

The Coach House

This superb, stone built, semi-detached cottage, is located on a working livestock farm, in the village of Crooklands, near Milnthorpe, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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