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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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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

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

He was killed by his stepmother to put his half-brother on the throne



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Staveley (Self catering)
Kingfisher Barn, Staveley

Kingfisher Barn

This first floor apartment is located in the village of Staveley in the Lake District National Park and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Bassenthwaite (Self catering)
The Nest, Bassenthwaite

The Nest

Location, Location, Location! 4 Cottages - Along a country lane into delightful Bassenthwaite Village, nestling at the foot of Skiddaw and a pleasant 2 mile walk from the shores of …
Sleeps 2

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