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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

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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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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



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This Day in British History

18 February, 1884

General Gordon arrives in Khartoum

Gordon came to evacuate Anglo-Egyptian residents, but his negotiations with the Mahdi proved inconclusive

Monarch Mayhem

The first Tudor king of England



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Sandside (Self catering)
The Kingfisher Apartment, Sandside

The Kingfisher Apartment

This first floor apartment situated in the hamlet of Sandside, near Milnthorpe sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Ambleside (Self catering)
Gerand, Ambleside

Gerand

This charming, romantic cottage near Ambleside sleeps two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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