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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

A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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Alston (Self catering)
Middlefell View Cottage, Alston

Middlefell View Cottage

A lovely, semi-detached barn conversion, set two miles from Alston in Cumbria, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Great Urswick (Self catering)
The Crook, Great Urswick

The Crook

This cosy cottage is a semi-detached wing of the owner’s cottage, in the village of Great Urswick, and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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