Castlerigg stone circle at dawn

Castlerigg stone circle at dawn

If there is a more beautifully sited circle in England, I have yet to see it. The locaion is breathtaking, set in an open field ringed by hills.

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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 cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman



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23 October, 1642

Battle of Edgehill

First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex

Monarch Mayhem

This king's frst wife was earlier married to his brother, Arthur



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Friar's Cottage, Keswick

Friar's Cottage

Friar's Cottage, Keswick, is in an ideal location for exploring the spectacular scenery of the northern Lake District, with some of the best walks in the district to be found …
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Wren's Nest, Keswick

Wren's Nest

This lovely cottage is set close to the town of Keswick and sleeps two people.
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