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

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British History Quiz

Elizabeth Talbot (1518-1608), Countess of Shrewsbury, was popularly known as ...



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This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces



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Burton-in-Kendal (Self catering)
Linbeller, Burton-in-Kendal

Linbeller

This ground floor cottage is located in the Cumbrian village of Burton-in-Kendal and sleeps six people.
Sleeps 6

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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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