Family Heritage Attractions in Cumbria




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English Heritage Overseas Visitor PassEnglish 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 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

National Trust membership

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 monastery on the banks of the River Tyne was the home of scholar and author The Venerable Bede



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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Ravenglass (Self catering)
Gable View, Ravenglass

Gable View

Sleeping up to three people in one bedroom, this cottage is on a working farm a mile from Ravenglass.
Sleeps 3

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Austwick (Self catering)
The Friendly Room, Austwick

The Friendly Room

A charming ground floor studio property sleeping two people in one room, in the popular Dales village of Austwick.
Sleeps 2

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