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

The first major battle of the English Civil War was fought 23 October 1642



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This Day in British History

23 June, 1611

Mutiny on board Henry Hudson's 'Discoverie'

Mutineers cast explorer Hudson and 8 others adrift in an open boat in James Bay

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was dubbed the Virgin Queen, for she never married



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Austwick (Self catering)
Eldroth House Cottage, Austwick

Eldroth House Cottage

This stone-built cottage in the hamlet of Eldroth near Austwick sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Milnthorpe (Self catering)
Kiln Green Farmhouse, Milnthorpe

Kiln Green Farmhouse

Hall. Spacious beamed sitting room with open fire and arch to dining room. Well equipped farmhouse style kitchen with dining area. Shower room/WC. First floor: Double bedroom. Double bedroom with …
Sleeps 7

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