Historic towns and villages in Cumbria

With the occasional city thrown in for good measure!











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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 Houses of Parliament are more properly called ...



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This Day in British History

15 July, 1222

Annual London v Westminster wrestling match turns into a riot

The ringleaders of the riot are hanged or have their hands and feet cut off

Monarch Mayhem

This king was deposed by his wife, Isabella of France



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Keswick (Self catering)
Westies, Keswick

Westies

Just a few minutes walk from the heart of Keswick, this traditional terraced house can sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Kendal (Self catering)
Wood Cottage, Kendal

Wood Cottage

This property is an architect-designed terraced cottage just a few minutes walk from the centre of Kendal and sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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