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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 guests have full use of the grounds and the Great Hall, with its grand piano, snooker table, fireplace and spectacular … more >>
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His father was Henry V, his mother Catherine of France
"Thirlmere lake is not actually a lake, but a reservoir created in the late Victorian period to supply water for Manchester. The inhabitants of the village of Wythborn, near the present Thirlmere village, were moved, and the areas was flooded. In periods of drought, when the waters of Thirlmere are low, signs of the old lost village can still be seen."
Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway- New Romney, Kent, England
One of the most famous light railways in Britain, the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway runs 14 miles across Romney Marsh from Hythe to Dungeness. The Dungeness terminus is directly beside the historic Old Lighthouse, a Grade-I listed building on Dungeness shingle beach. ... more