Historic Houses in the Lake District

Here you will find our list of stately homes and other grand country houses in Cumbria and the Lakes. You might also like to view historic buildings in the Lake District for attractions that have a strong historic importance but are not classified as stately homes.











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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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This headmaster of Rugby School popularized 'muscular Christianity', combining sports and learning with a heavy religious focus



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This Day in British History

22 April, 1445

Henry VI marries Margaret of Anjou

Margaret's father was Rene, King of Sicily. Unusually for a royal wedding, the ceremony took place at Titchfield Abbey in Hampshire

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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Arnside (Self catering)
Fox Cottage, Arnside

Fox Cottage

This traditional terraced cottage is situated in the village of Arnside and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Brough (Self catering)
Holly's Lodge, Brough

Holly's Lodge

Entrance to newly furnished open plan sitting room with modern electric 'flame effect' fire dining area and well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC. Twin bedded room. …
Sleeps 4

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