Walking around Anglesey Abbey gardens – National Trust

Anglesey Abbey consists of colourful flower gardens, extensive parkland with tree-lined avenues, and wooded areas, covering 114 acres. There is a Jacobean-style house and a working watermill. During our visit, the rose garden, dahlia garden, herbaceous garden, and formal garden were full of vibrant colour and delicious scents. Some stills from the video. Filmed with … Read more Walking around Anglesey Abbey gardens – National Trust

The walled garden at Hughenden Manor in June

Hughenden Manor was the country home to Benjamin Disraeli, Queen Victoria’s favourite Prime Minister. The walled garden was built in 1749. It is still productive with fruit trees, vegetable beds, and colourful flower borders. Today it is much more for pleasure than purpose. An ideal place to take a seat and soak up the serene … Read more The walled garden at Hughenden Manor in June

Moggerhanger Park Snowdrop Walk

Moggerhanger Park Snowdrop Walk

We visit Moggerhanger Park, Bedfordshire and stroll through the flower carpeted woodland during their incredibly popular Snowdrop Walk season. Entry to the Park and parking are free. Dogs on a lead are welcome. Visitors can enjoy a coffee, cake or light lunch in the Garden Rooms Cafe before taking a stroll through the Snowdrops. Some … Read more Moggerhanger Park Snowdrop Walk

A Candlelit Christmas at Ham House in Richmond, Surrey, UK

Ham House, Richmond, Surrey

The wonderful splendour of Ham House in Richmond lit by candles. The National Trust re-created the 17th-century Christmas atmosphere with candles and natural greenery filling the house over the festive season. Some stills from the video. Filmed 30 November 2019 with a DJI Osmo Pocket camera. See my camera equipment list at Equipment List.

Stourhead – garden and lakeside walk

Perhaps the most beautiful and magical of all of the great 18th-century landscape gardens. It is a living work of art with views that are like landscape painting brought to life. Stourhead is in the care of the National Trust. Some stills from the video. Filmed July 2019 with a DJI Osmo Pocket camera. See … Read more Stourhead – garden and lakeside walk

Exeter Quayside on a sunny morning

Exeter Quayside

We stroll around Exeter’s historic quayside. Along the quay is an eclectic mix of cafes, restaurants, pubs, and bars where you can enjoy good food, people watch and soak up the lovely atmosphere. An unusual hand-powered ferry takes foot passengers across the river. Near the ferry is a blacksmith shop selling garden ornaments made on … Read more Exeter Quayside on a sunny morning

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Exeter – National Trust

A dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, Dartmoor. A conservation project to make it watertight was nearing its end at the time of our visit. It is in the care of the National Trust. It was the first 20th-century property to be adopted by the National Trust. There are some beautiful, well laid out gardens … Read more Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Exeter – National Trust

Kingston Lacy House and Gardens in Dorset – National Trust

Kingston Lacy House and Gardens in Dorset

A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace in the rural Dorset countryside near Wimborne Minster. It is in the care of the National Trust. The house has a large collection of interesting paintings and sculptures. The Japanese garden is worth a visit as is the extensive kitchen garden. Filmed July 2019 with … Read more Kingston Lacy House and Gardens in Dorset – National Trust

Nuffield Place in Oxfordshire

Nuffield Place in Oxfordshire

Nuffield Place in Oxfordshire, England was the home of William Morris, founder of the Morris Motor Company and at one time Britain’s richest self-made man. The National Trust property has been perfectly preserved as a 1930s “time capsule” since the industrialist’s death in 1963. Despite his great wealth, Lord Nuffield remained personally frugal and in … Read more Nuffield Place in Oxfordshire

Nostell National Trust house and estate

Nostell National Trust house

Nostell is a National Trust house and estate near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. This 18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens is shown in 60 clips in 60 seconds. Highlights are the kitchen garden with fruiting banana plants and a large lake with swans and geese. Watch the video: The following stills are from … Read more Nostell National Trust house and estate

Canons Ashby an Elizabethan manor house in Northamptonshire

Canons Ashby an Elizabethan manor house in Northamptonshire

Canons Ashby House is a Grade I listed Elizabethan manor house located in the village of Canons Ashby, south of the town of Daventry, Northamptonshire. The interior of Canons Ashby House is noted for its Elizabethan wall paintings and its Jacobean plasterwork. It is owned by the National Trust. Watch the video: The following stills … Read more Canons Ashby an Elizabethan manor house in Northamptonshire

Trentham Estate lake and gardens at Stoke-on-Trent

Trentham Estate lake and gardens at Stoke-on-Trent

The Trentham Estate is an award-winning visitor attraction, welcoming over 3 million visitors a year. The estate includes a large lake with a passenger boat, Italian gardens and woodland walks. Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown worked on the landscape at Trentham around 1760. Watch the video: The following stills are from the above video. Camera: Sony RX100 … Read more Trentham Estate lake and gardens at Stoke-on-Trent

Shugborough Estate a stately home in Staffordshire

Shugborough Estate a stately home in Staffordshire

The centerpiece of the Shugborough Estate is Shugborough Hall, parts of which date back to 1695. Further additions were made during the 18th and 19th centurys. There is an exhibition showing highlights from the lives of two previous residents; Thomas Anson who was a Member of Parliament and George Anson who was First Lord of … Read more Shugborough Estate a stately home in Staffordshire