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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Featured Historic Hotel
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 national celebration marked the centenery of the 1851 Great Exhibition



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This Day in British History

21 June, 1377

Death of Edward III

Edward is succeeded by his grandson, Richard, son of the Black Prince

Monarch Mayhem

This king's son and heir was dubbed The Black Prince



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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Hullet Hall, Hawkshead

Hullet Hall

This exceptional, detached cottage nestled beside Lake Windermere, on the Graythwaite Estate, Cumbria, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Penrith (Self catering)
Ghyll Foot Cottage, Penrith

Ghyll Foot Cottage

Ghyll Foot Cottage is ideally located for touring the unspoilt Eden Valley, the Lake District, the Pennines, the Scottish Borders and Hadrian's Wall. The cottage comprises: Sitting room with …
Sleeps 4

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