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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

National Trust

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National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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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 dashing courtier was a favourite of Elizabeth I, but she eventually had him executed after he rose in rebellion



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This Day in British History

24 June, 1141

Londoners expel Queen Matilda from the city

The citizens of London were angered by Matilda's demands for taxes and forced her to flee from a banquet and escape to Oxford

Monarch Mayhem

This king was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February, 1141



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Winskill (Self catering)
The Cobbles, Winskill

The Cobbles

This stone-built cottage is situated close to Penrith and sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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Cartmel (Self catering)
The Byre, Cartmel

The Byre

This semi-detached cottage is located near to Cartmel and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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