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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 dashing courtier was a favourite of Elizabeth I, but she eventually had him executed after he rose in rebellion



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This Day in British History

19 July, 1545

Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth

The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.

Monarch Mayhem

This king defeated Henry Hotspur at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403



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Kirkby Stephen (Self catering)
Bell Cottage, Kirkby Stephen

Bell Cottage

A traditional cottage on the village green in this attractive village .Situated 1.5miles from the small market town of Kirkby Stephen at the head of the beautiful Eden Valley . …
Sleeps 4

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Burton-in-Kendal (Self catering)
Wharf Cottage, Burton-in-Kendal

Wharf Cottage

This charming 200-year-old cottage has been fully modernised to offer comfortable accommodation for up to six people.
Sleeps 6

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