Birker Fell and Scafell, western Lake District

Birker Fell and Scafell, western Lake District

The minor road across the top of Birker Fell offers wonderful views to the peaks of Scafell.

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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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This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively


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Handel's 'Music for the Royal Fireworks' 1st performance

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Grange-over-Sands (Self catering)
Dunlins, Grange-over-Sands


Full of elegant period features and in a stunning location, this property is able to sleep four people in one double and one twin bedroom.
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The Old Laundry, Ambleside

The Old Laundry

This is an outstanding, ground floor, semi-detached courtyard cottage in the desirable hamlet of Clappersgate, just one mile from Ambleside in the heart of the Lakes and can sleep four …
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