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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 cleric and scholar served as tutor to the young Princess Elizabeth, later Elizabeth I



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This Day in British History

20 June, 1756

Black Hole of Calcutta

Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.

Monarch Mayhem

This Danish king was followed by Edward the Confessor



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Sedbergh (Self catering)
Spout Cottage, Sedbergh

Spout Cottage

This superb stone-built cottage is located in the hamlet of Dowbiggin, near Sedbergh and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Lake House, Bowness-on-Windermere

Lake House

A mid-terrace cottage, superbly located within a short distance of the bustling village of Bowness-on-Windermere and yards from Lake Windermere itself and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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