Lake District Travel Guide - Stone Circles

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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 leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916



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This Day in British History

21 October, 1559

Mary of Guise deposed as Regent of Scotland

Mary, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was ousted by the Lords of the Congregation for letting the French fortify Leith

Monarch Mayhem

This queen's reign saw the union of England and Scotland in 1707



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Kirkby Stephen (Self catering)
Falklands, Kirkby Stephen

Falklands

'Falklands' is a 300 year old detached farmhouse, enjoying a peaceful and secluded location at the end of a country lane, in the Hamlet of Smardale. Set in half …
Sleeps 10

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Windermere (Self catering)
Park View, Windermere

Park View

A charming, modern apartment set in an idyllic rural location, this beautifully decorated property sleeps two and is a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.
Sleeps 2

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