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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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Sawrey (Self catering)
Esthwaite Muse, Sawrey

Esthwaite Muse

This first floor apartment in the hamlet of Near Sawrey in the Lake District National Park sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Windermere (Self catering)
Mill Beck Cottage, Windermere

Mill Beck Cottage

This end-terrace cottage is situated in Windermere and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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