Historic Buildings in the Lake District

Here you will find historic properties ranging from town houses associated with literary or other historic figures, watermills, industrial heritage buildings, townhouses, and more. You might also like to view our list of the major historic houses (stately homes) in the Lake District region.











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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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British History Quiz

This northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century



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This Day in British History

23 September, 1326

Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer land at Orwell, Suffolk

Barons opposed to Isabella's husband, Edward II, join them in revolt. Edward is deposed and murdered.

Monarch Mayhem

This weak-willed king was married to Margaret of Anjou



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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
The Nook, Bowness-on-Windermere

The Nook

A wonderful, link-attached cottage on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, with three bedrooms accommodating six people.
Sleeps 6

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Little Langdale (Self catering)
Fell Foot Cottage, Little Langdale

Fell Foot Cottage

A traditionally built cottage with accommodation for up to four people, this property combines that classic cottage feel with stunning views of the local countryside.
Sleeps 4

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