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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 diarist's shorthand writings were first deciphered in 1819, over a century after his death



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This Day in British History

19 January, 1442

Duchess of Gloucester convicted of attempting to kill Henry VI by sorcery

The duchess (Eleanor Cobham) is divorced from the duke and imprisoned for life

Monarch Mayhem

He was famed for the saying, 'no bishop, no king'



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Wigton (Self catering)
Fell Cottage, Wigton

Fell Cottage

This quality semi-detached cottage in Sandale near Wigton sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Beckside, Bowness-on-Windermere

Beckside

This ground floor apartment is located in the village of Bowness and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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