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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 >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch came to the throne at the age of 18


Hawkshead (Self catering)
Greenhowes, Hawkshead


A traditional, terraced cottage situated on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria.
Sleeps 6

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Middleton (Self catering)
Low Green Cottage, Middleton

Low Green Cottage

This mid terraced, stone built cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and can be found in the village of Middleton just outside Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the …
Sleeps 4

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