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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

The Venerable Bede was ...



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This Day in British History

17 December, 1849

First bowler hat sold

The hat was made for Norfolk gamekeepers by T and W Bowler of Southwark

Monarch Mayhem

This queen's second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge



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Torver (Self catering)
Riverside, Torver

Riverside

This beautiful, ground floor, detached cottage is situated beside Torver Beck with its own private jetty and launch, near Coniston Water, and can sleep accommodate up to people in three …
Sleeps 6

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Bibby Lot, Hawkshead

Bibby Lot

This warm and welcoming terraced cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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