Eskdale Railway, Eskdale, western Lake District

Eskdale Railway, Eskdale, western Lake District

Photo of the Eskdale railway, which runs from Ravenglass to the village of Boot in Eskdale.

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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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Holme Well, Hawkshead

Holme Well

A charming, ground floor apartment set on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria, sleeping eight people in four bedrooms.
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The Bothy, Broughton-in-Furness

The Bothy

This detached cottage is in the village of Ulpha near to Broughton-in-Furness and can sleep two people.
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