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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 battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



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This Day in British History

20 September, 1066

Battle of Fulford near York

Harald Hardrada of Norway and Earl Tostig defeat Northumbrians under the earls Morcar and Edwin

Monarch Mayhem

This queen reluctantly put Mary, Queen of Scots to death



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Penrith (Self catering)
Swallow’s Nest, Penrith

Swallow’s Nest

Low Dyke is a wonderful semi detached, sandstone barn conversion, situated in the hamlet of Catterlen, five miles from Penrith. The cottage sleeps four and has an ensuite bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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Troutbeck Bridge (Self catering)
Langdale Lodge 15, Troutbeck Bridge

Langdale Lodge 15

This single storey lodge on the shores of Lake Windermere sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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