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Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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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

In 1678-81 this clergyman claimed to have knowledge of a 'Popish Plot' to kill Charles II



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This Day in British History

23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was immortalized by Edmund Spenser in his 'Faerie Queene'



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Stockdalewath (Self catering)
Woodpecker, Stockdalewath

Woodpecker

This semi detached, ground floor cottage is located in the Ive Valley near to Penrith and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Pooley Bridge (Self catering)
Barn End, Pooley Bridge

Barn End

This delightful barn conversion is situated on the edge of Pooley Bridge and sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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