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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 revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening



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This Day in British History

14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's sons were called 'The Devil's Brood'



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Dearham (Self catering)
Violet Cottage, Dearham

Violet Cottage

This cosy, semi-detached cottage in Dearham sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Kendal (Self catering)
Pip's Hideaway, Kendal

Pip's Hideaway

This wonderful barn conversion is situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park and sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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