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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

This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



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This Day in British History

18 September, 1714

George I enters England at Greenwich

King George was accompanied by his son, Prince George, later to become George II

Monarch Mayhem

She was later dubbed 'the Nine Day's Queen'



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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
Ash Pot Barn, Ravenstonedale

Ash Pot Barn

This holiday home has a quirky ‘upside down’ layout so that the living space can take advantage of the cottage's magnificent views and can sleep up to nine people.
Sleeps 9

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Maryport (Self catering)
Bramble Cottage, Maryport

Bramble Cottage

This superb barn conversion is set close to Maryport town in Cumbria and sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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