Family Heritage Attractions in Cumbria




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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

Buy Your London Visitor Oyster Card

The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

National Trust

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National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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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 prestigious organisation was founded in 1768. Its first president was Joshua Reynolds



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This Day in British History

20 June, 1756

Black Hole of Calcutta

Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces



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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Apartment 4, Bowness-on-Windermere

Apartment 4

A charming second floor apartment, within a Lakeland house, in an elevated position, in beautiful Bowness-in-Windermere, and sleeping four people.
Sleeps 4

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Kirksanton (Self catering)
Tower Cottage, Kirksanton

Tower Cottage

Providing spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to seven people, this unique property benefits from being set in its own grounds surrounded by stunning countryside.
Sleeps 7

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