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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

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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Featured Historic Hotel
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

14 December, 1542

James V of Scotland dies

James's death at Falkland meant that his infant daughter Mary was named Queen of Scots

Monarch Mayhem

The first 'Windsor' king



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Middleton (Self catering)
Low Green Cottage, Middleton

Low Green Cottage

This mid terraced, stone built cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and can be found in the village of Middleton just outside Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the …
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Ulverston (Self catering)
Woodside Barn, Ulverston

Woodside Barn

This two bedroom property, just three miles from Ulverston, is able to sleep up to four people.
Sleeps 4

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