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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 >>


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Allithwaite (Self catering)
North Lodge, Allithwaite

North Lodge

This semi-detached cottage situated on the edge of the Cumbrian village of Allithwaite sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
Hillside, Broughton-in-Furness


This terraced cottage is located in the town of Broughton-in-Furness in Cumbria and can sleep seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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