Historic Buildings in the Lake District

Here you will find historic properties ranging from town houses associated with literary or other historic figures, watermills, industrial heritage buildings, townhouses, and more. You might also like to view our list of the major historic houses (stately homes) in the Lake District region.











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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

This Scottish leader defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314



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This Day in British History

26 April, 1320

Declaration of Arbroath

Scottish nobles send a letter to the Pope affirming their loyalty to Robert the Bruce as king, ignoring papal objections

Monarch Mayhem

The eldest son of Queen Victoria, he ruled after her death in 1901



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Windermere (Self catering)
Larch Cottage, Windermere

Larch Cottage

Larch Cottage is a traditional Lakeland Cottage with modern interior, situated in a terrace of 5 in quiet cul-de-sac with private parking. Five minutes walk from local shops. Easily accommodates …
Sleeps 6

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Edenhall (Self catering)
The Annex - Eden House, Edenhall

The Annex - Eden House

This first floor open plan annexe is located in the village of Edenhall and can sleep two people.
Sleeps 2

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