Lake District Travel Guide - Historic Churches

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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 >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland


This Day in British History

26 October, 899

Death of Alfred the Great

King Alfred the Great dies, and is succeeded by his son Edward, known to history as Edward the Elder.

Monarch Mayhem

This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle


National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Dove Cottage, Hawkshead

Dove Cottage

This detached, stone cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
Seathwaite Lodge Cottage, Broughton-in-Furness

Seathwaite Lodge Cottage

This charming barn conversion in Seathwaite sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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