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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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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

Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...


This Day in British History

22 March, 1322

Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II

The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.

Monarch Mayhem

She was proclaimed queen on 9 July, 1553


Ambleside (Self catering)
16 Brathay, Ambleside

16 Brathay

This first floor apartment is located in the heart of Ambleside in the Lake District and can sleep four people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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Brampton (Self catering)
Hadrian's View, Brampton

Hadrian's View

This detached barn conversion near Brampton sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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