Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, Lake District

Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, Lake District

An old humpbacked bridge crosses the River Derwent near Rosthwaite.

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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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This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD


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First English performance of Handel's Messiah

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Rosthwaite (Self catering)
Nook Cottage, Rosthwaite

Nook Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is situated in the village of Rosthwaite and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Rosthwaite (Self catering)
Stonethwaite Cottage, Rosthwaite

Stonethwaite Cottage

This semi-detached cottage, attached to the owners' home on their traditional hill farm, is located in the hamlet of Stonethwaite and can sleep seven people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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