Historic Buildings in the Lake District

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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 famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade



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This Day in British History

24 September, 1930

Noel coward's Private Lives opens

First performance is held at the Phoenix Theatre, London. Coward would go on to be one of the most popular dramatists and lyricists of the 20th century

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married to Berengaria of Navarre after a 20 year engagement to Alice of France



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Dearham (Self catering)
Violet Cottage, Dearham

Violet Cottage

This cosy, semi-detached cottage in Dearham sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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