The evening sun lights stone walls and farmer's fields on the north western slopes of Birker Fell.
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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 >>
A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
Mary was executed after being implicated in the plot
The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
21 May, 1471
Henry VI killed at Tower of London
Henry's murder neatly coincided with the triumphant arrival in London of Edward of York (soon to become Edward IV)
This monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'
He inheirited from his elder brother Richard
He died after eating peaches
This welcoming, ground floor cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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A wonderful, link-attached cottage on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, with three bedrooms accommodating six people.