Western Lake District mountain scene

Western Lake District mountain scene

One last view of the peaks of the western Lake District from Birker Fell. Why this area doesn't get more visitors is beyond me - the views are wonderful.

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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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Aspatria (Self catering)
Meadow Lodge, Aspatria

Meadow Lodge

Spacious hall. Open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen area and French doors to large enclosed patio. Double bedroom. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath). First floor: Spacious landing with sofa bed …
Sleeps 9

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Leonard's Cragg, North Stainmore

Leonard's Cragg

This stone built, semi-detached farmhouse is located on a remote hillside, just under a mile from the hamlet of North Stainmore and 4 miles from Kirkby Stephen, and sleeps 2 …
Sleeps 2

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