Lake District countryside attractions

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Out and about in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park
Visitor information and major attractions

Lakes of the Lake District
The major lakes of the National Park region and what to see and do

Waterfalls
The Lake District is blessed with a number of spectacular waterfalls, and many of them are fairly easy to access.

St Bees Head Heritage Coast
St. Bees is the only heritage coast between Anglesey and the Scottish border, indeed, it is the only sea cliff in all that area. The cliffs are dramatic, composed of striking red sandstone some 300 feet high, and affording excellent views north to Scotland and across to the Isle of Man.











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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 >>


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British History Quiz

This profligate poet and preacher rose to become dean of St Paul's Cathedral



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This Day in British History

23 September, 1326

Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer land at Orwell, Suffolk

Barons opposed to Isabella's husband, Edward II, join them in revolt. Edward is deposed and murdered.

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His nickname meant 'ill council'



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Coniston (Self catering)
Browside, Coniston

Browside

This quality single-storey cottage near Coniston overlooks Coniston Water and sleeps twelve people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 12

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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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