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

Elizabeth Talbot (1518-1608), Countess of Shrewsbury, was popularly known as ...


This Day in British History

23 March, 1743

First English performance of Handel's Messiah

During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash


Keswick (Self catering)
 Lakeland Park, Keswick

Lakeland Park

The Bungalow has a garage and Parking for a second car in the driveway It has 3 Bedrooms, strictly from one to 6 guests. Master Bedroom. Has Kings size …
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Bramble Cottage, Keswick

Bramble Cottage

This mid-terrace cottage is in the village of Thornthwaite near to Braithwaite and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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