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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Anne of Bohemia when they were both 15



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Tatham (Self catering)
Bridleway Cottage, Tatham

Bridleway Cottage

This delightful, single-storey cottage in Tatham sleeps two people in one double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Roa Island (Self catering)
Roa Island House, Roa Island

Roa Island House

This large detached property is situated on Roa Island, six miles from Ulverston in the Lake District and sleeps upto sixteen people in seven bedrooms.
Sleeps 16

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