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

King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926



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This Day in British History

22 June, 1535

Bishop John Fisher executed by Henry VIII

Bishop Fisher refused to sanction Henry's marriage with Anne Boleyn.

Monarch Mayhem

This king established the Order of the Garter



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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Hammerhole, Hawkshead

Hammerhole

This beautiful, detached cottage sits on the shores of Lake Windermere on the Graythwaite Estate in Cumbria, sleeping ten people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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Anthorn (Self catering)
Sonya's Cottage, Anthorn

Sonya's Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is located on the shoreline in the small Cumbrian village of Anthorn and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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