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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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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 outspoken politician was the first female to sit in the House of Commons



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This Day in British History

16 December, 1431

Henry VI crowned King of France

The coronation in Paris is led by Cardinal Beaufort. The expense of this second coronation causes a financial crisis

Monarch Mayhem

This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle



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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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Alston (Self catering)
Keepers, Alston

Keepers

A lovely cottage sleeping two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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