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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 >>


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Black Hole of Calcutta

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Roa Island (Self catering)
Silverdale, Roa Island

Silverdale

With spacious and cosy accommodation for up to five people, this attractive cottage has a light and airy atmosphere and is decorated to an exceptionally high standard.
Sleeps 5

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Windermere (Self catering)
Winster Fields, Windermere

Winster Fields

Ths superb, semi-detached cottage sits in a peaceful location, five miles from Windermere, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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