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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

This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine


This Day in British History

21 March, 1282

Dafydd ap Gruffudd launches revolt

Dafydd is reluctantly joined by his brother Llewelyn. The rebellion signalled Edward I's second invasion of north Wales

Monarch Mayhem

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Cartmel (Self catering)
High House, Cartmel

High House

This end-terrace cottage is in the hamlet of Newton in Cartmel near Cartmel in the Lake District and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Cottage No 6, Brampton

Cottage No 6

A real taste of country living on a hill farm where you can walk straight out of the door and up the fells. Harriet, the owner, will cook meals …
Sleeps 2

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