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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

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



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This Day in British History

23 September, 1326

Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer land at Orwell, Suffolk

Barons opposed to Isabella's husband, Edward II, join them in revolt. Edward is deposed and murdered.

Monarch Mayhem

This king's son and heir was dubbed The Black Prince



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Penrith (Self catering)
Ghyll Foot Cottage, Penrith

Ghyll Foot Cottage

Ghyll Foot Cottage is ideally located for touring the unspoilt Eden Valley, the Lake District, the Pennines, the Scottish Borders and Hadrian's Wall. The cottage comprises: Sitting room with …
Sleeps 4

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Cockermouth (Self catering)
Poppy Cottage, Cockermouth

Poppy Cottage

Located at the heart of the tranquil village of Bothel; just north of Bassenthwaite and Keswick. This enchanting 200 year old holiday cottage sleeps three people in one double bedroom …
Sleeps 3

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