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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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.

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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 famous architect designed the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851



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This Day in British History

19 September, 1356

Battle of Poitiers

English under Edward, the Black Prince, defeat French army and capture John II of France

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon



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Crackenthorpe (Self catering)
Swallow's Nest, Crackenthorpe

Swallow's Nest

Ramped access to entrance. Modern beamed kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire and double sofa bed (for + 2). Single bedroom. Double bedroom. Shower room/WC with flush …
Sleeps 5

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Staveley (Self catering)
Ghyll Bank Cow Shed, Staveley

Ghyll Bank Cow Shed

Semi-detached barn conversion near Staveley in Lake District National Park, with three bedrooms accommodating six people.
Sleeps 6

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