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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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British History Quiz

This notorious favourite of Edward II was created the Earl of Cornwall and Keeper of the Realm



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

This king's son and heir was dubbed The Black Prince



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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.
Sleeps 2

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Great Clifton (Self catering)
White Gables, Great Clifton

White Gables

This detached cottage is set in the owners grounds, on the edge of the village of Great Clifton, 5 miles from Cockermouth, and sleeps up to 12 people in 6 …
Sleeps 12

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