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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

Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016



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This Day in British History

26 February, 1564

Birth of Christopher Marlowe

Marlowe (d. 1594) was the most celebrated dramatist of his day - more highly regarded at the time than William Shakespeare

Monarch Mayhem

Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise



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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Eel House, Hawkshead

Eel House

This attractive, ground floor barn conversion set on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps ten people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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Kirkby Stephen (Self catering)
Little Chantry, Kirkby Stephen

Little Chantry

This lovely cottage is in the town of Brough near to Kirkby Stephen and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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