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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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Coniston (Self catering)
Bridge End, Coniston

Bridge End

This superb, end-terrace cottage is set alongside Church Beck in the heart of the village of Coniston in the beautiful Lake District National Park and can sleep five people in …
Sleeps 5

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Swallow's Nest, Keswick

Swallow's Nest

This ground floor barn conversion, situated a 10-minute walk from Bassenthwaite Lake outside the village of Thornthwaite, can sleep four people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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