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Create your very own Coot Club! Victorian boathouse which inspired Arthur Ransome to write children’s classic Swallows and Amazons put up for sale for £150,000

Fans of the classic childhood novel Swallows and Amazons will soon have the opportunity to live out the adventures for themselves as a Victorian boathouse, thought to have inspired author Arthur Ransome, goes up for sale. The historic boathouse, on the eastern shore of Coniston Water, in Cumbria, has been put on the market for £150,000. It is expected to attract attention from across the globe as a new film version of the story is due out next year. for more click here

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