Godshill Model Village Isle of Wight

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The Model Village is situated on the High Street in Godshill, on the grounds of the Old Vicarage. It depicts the Godshill village as it was in the 1950s. It includes a great miniature railway in G scale. Watch the video: This video of our visit to Godshill Model Village, Isle of Wight was recorded … Read more

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens in Hertfordshire

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We explore Henry Moore’s iconic sculptures in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside at the artist’s former home, studios, and sculpture gardens. Henry Spencer Moore (1898-1986) was one of the most important British artists of the twentieth century and arguably the most internationally celebrated sculptor of the period. He is renowned for his semi-abstract monumental bronzes, which … Read more

Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire

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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. Watch the video: Recorded on 22 July … Read more

Thoresby Hall in Nottinghamshire, Warner Hotels

Warner Hotels Thoresby Hall

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

Old Rolls-Royce cars at Kedleston Hall

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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

Dunster Castle and Medieval Village

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Dunster, in Somerset, is one of England’s most beautiful and fascinating medieval villages, with a castle perched high on a wooded hill. At the top of the High Street is an iconic octagonal building called The Yarn Market. It was once the hub of the thriving wool trade in Exmoor. Nearby are shops offering handmade … Read more

Hitchwood Trail , Hertfordshire, bluebell walk

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In April and May every year, tiny bluebells begin to scatter themselves across woodland floors all over Hertfordshire. We visit Hitch Wood near Hitchin where blankets of bluebells surround the trail. The trail starts at the car park on the B651 south of Hitchin (OS Map Reference TL198239). Watch the video: Recorded on 26 April … Read more

Cricket St Thomas Hotel Gardens in April

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This Somerset hotel’s beautiful and extensive gardens and lakes are Grade II listed. In 2010 documents from 1895 and 1919 were used to reinstate these lovely grounds to their original design. The Grotto Water Garden is particularly lovely and was designed by Kate Gould who won a Gold Medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for … Read more