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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916



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This Day in British History

21 February, 1437

James I of Scotland is murdered in Perth

James is succeeded by his son, who takes the throne as James II

Monarch Mayhem

This king confronted Wat Tyler during the Peasant's Revolt of 1381



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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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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
Old Kings Head Barn, Broughton-in-Furness

Old Kings Head Barn

This cottage is in the market town of Broughton-in-Furness near Coniston and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ulverston (Self catering)
Copper Cottage, Ulverston

Copper Cottage

This mid-terrace cottage is in the town of Ulverston near to Lake Windermere and can sleep three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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