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



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This Day in British History

19 October, 1216

Death of King John

The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there

Monarch Mayhem

She was proclaimed queen on 9 July, 1553



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Brampton (Self catering)
The Hayloft, Brampton

The Hayloft

This lovely, stone-built, semi-detached cottage is set on the owner's working farm in the rural hamlet of Milton, two miles from Brampton, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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White Cross Bay (Self catering)
45 Calgarth, White Cross Bay

45 Calgarth

A delightful ground floor, detached lodge situated in the popular resort of White Cross Bay park, nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere and can sleep six people in three …
Sleeps 6

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