Historic Houses in the Lake District

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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

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British History Quiz

She was Queen Consort of Scotland (1589-1619) and England (1601-1619)



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This Day in British History

17 December, 1849

First bowler hat sold

The hat was made for Norfolk gamekeepers by T and W Bowler of Southwark

Monarch Mayhem

This king was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February, 1141



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Staveley (Self catering)
Ghyll Bank Barn, Staveley

Ghyll Bank Barn

A beautifully presented, semi-detached holiday home near Staveley, with two bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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Meathop (Self catering)
Meathop Hall, Meathop

Meathop Hall

This Grade II listed, stone built cottage is set in the hamlet of Meathop in the Lake District and sleeps upto 13 people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 13

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