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

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British History Quiz

This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916



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This Day in British History

22 April, 1445

Henry VI marries Margaret of Anjou

Margaret's father was Rene, King of Sicily. Unusually for a royal wedding, the ceremony took place at Titchfield Abbey in Hampshire

Monarch Mayhem

This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria



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Appleby-in-Westmorland (Self catering)
Nightingale, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Nightingale

This stunning all ground floor cottage is set in the grounds of Appleby Castle in Appleby-in-Westmorland and sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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Ambleside (Self catering)
Two Tweenways, Ambleside

Two Tweenways

This cosy, traditional Lakeland cottage offers warm and welcoming accommodation for two people – an ideal location for a romantic break at any time of the year.
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