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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 soldier and war hero founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides



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This Day in British History

16 January, 1707

Act of Union accepted by Scottish Parliament

The act brought England and Scotland together under Queen Anne, with Scotland accepting the Hannoverian succession

Monarch Mayhem

This child king came to throne at the age of 12, but probably died in the Tower of London two years later



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White Cross Bay (Self catering)
Lake Winds Lodge, White Cross Bay

Lake Winds Lodge

This welcoming, detached lodge is located on White Cross Bay in the lake District, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Crabtree, Hawkshead

Crabtree

This delightful, ground floor cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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