Bourton House Garden in Gloucestershire

Bourton House Garden is in Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire. It features luxuriant terraces and wide herbaceous borders with stunning plant, texture, and colour combinations. There is a topiary walk, a White Garden, and several spring-fed water features including a raised basket pond from the Great Exhibition of 1851. The garden is open from Tuesday … Read more

Walking around Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace is a country house in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough and the only non-royal, non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. The palace is notable as the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill. Recorded on 22 July 2022 with a … Read more

Warner Hotels Thoresby Hall in Nottinghamshire

Thoresby Hall has been in the Warner group for 20 years. It is one of Nottinghamshire’s most important houses where Thoresby’s original features are still enjoyed by Warner’s guests today. There are deep armchairs in the vaulted splendour of the Great Hall, and the house’s broad terrace overlooks a croquet lawn and acres of classic … Read more

Kedleston Hall and Grounds

Kedleston Hall is a neo-classical manor house, and seat of the Curzon family, located in Kedleston, Derbyshire, approx. 4 miles north-west of Derby. The current house was commissioned in 1759 by Nathaniel Curzon and designed by Robert Adam. The magnificent Marble Hall was completed in 1776. Recorded on 13 May 2022 with a DJI Pocket … Read more

Old Rolls-Royce cars at Kedleston Hall

While we were visiting Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, eleven Rolls-Royce cars arrived, most of them manufactured pre-1940. It was a stopping point for a tour by members of the Irish Georgian Society and the Rolls-Royce 20-Ghost Club. The 20-Ghost Club was inaugurated on the 26th May 1949 by a group of owners dedicated to the … Read more

Lytes Cary, a medieval manor house in Somerset

Lytes Cary is a manor house near Somerton in Somerset, England. It has parts dating to the 14th century, with other sections dating to the 15th, 16th, and 18th centuries. Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, it was then lovingly restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner. The property is owned by … Read more