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.

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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

Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...



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This Day in British History

19 July, 1545

Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth

The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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Blencarn (Self catering)
Whitehall Cottage, Blencarn

Whitehall Cottage

A charming holiday cottage in the village of Blencarn, Cumbria, with upside down accommodation sleeping three people in two ground floor bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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Kirkby Stephen (Self catering)
Smardale Hall, Kirkby Stephen

Smardale Hall

This enchanting semi-detached Grade II listed cottage sits on a working livestock farm near to Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria, and can sleep eight people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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