Lake District Travel Guide - Stone Circles

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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

This national celebration marked the centenery of the 1851 Great Exhibition



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This Day in British History

24 June, 1141

Londoners expel Queen Matilda from the city

The citizens of London were angered by Matilda's demands for taxes and forced her to flee from a banquet and escape to Oxford

Monarch Mayhem

This king met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold



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Ings (Self catering)
Topiary Cottage, Ings

Topiary Cottage

This super barn conversion in the village of Ings is just two miles from Windermere and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Flookburgh (Self catering)
Dolphin Cottage, Flookburgh

Dolphin Cottage

With five bedrooms offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 12 people, this splendid, detached house is an ideal location for a large family or group of friends to …
Sleeps 12

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