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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

The 'Auld Alliance' was between which two countries?



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This Day in British History

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

Monarch Mayhem

This queen's second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge



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White Cross Bay (Self catering)
Sunny Corner Lodge, White Cross Bay

Sunny Corner Lodge

This lovely, detached lodge on White Cross Bay holiday park, near Windermere sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Burton-in-Kendal (Self catering)
4 Green Cross Cottage, Burton-in-Kendal

4 Green Cross Cottage

This stone built terraced cottage is located in the South Lakes village of Burton-in-Kendal and sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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