A small tarn lies at the very top of Fleetwith Pike.
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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 >>
This Labour politician was Prime Minister twice from 1945-1950 and 1950-51
He led the Labour Party in Churchill's wartime coalition government
He was the first Labour PM to hold a Commons majority
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.
He was married to Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
He was the Duke of Clarence before becoming king
He was followed by his niece Victoria