Quarry Bank cotton mill

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We visit the Quarry Bank Mill in Styal, Cheshire. It is said to be one of the best preserved textile factories of the Industrial Revolution. Built in 1784, the cotton mill is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II. During our visit, some of the cotton processing and weaving … Read more

Dunham Massey House and Gardens in May

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Dunham Massey is in Altrincham, Cheshire. We were lucky with the weather as it was a hot and sunny day. The house is furnished with thousands of original items used by the inhabitants over the centuries. Visitors start in the kitchens and servants rooms. Then the trail leads upstairs to the magnificent rooms used to … Read more

Christmas at Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House, 2023

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Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House, in Warwickshire, are two-and-a-half miles apart by road. A traditional Christmas is the theme of the moated manor house at Baddesley Clinton. The Christmas trees are fabulous and there is a real log fire in the sitting room. It’s a 1920s Christmas at Packwood house. There is an enormous Christmas … Read more

Anglesey Abbey Rose Garden 2023

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The video and photographs take you on a visit to the beautiful rose garden at Anglesey Abbey. The Rose Garden was one of Lord Fairhaven’s first garden projects after purchasing the Anglesey Abbey estate unseen at auction in the 1920s. Lord Fairhaven began the process of transforming the garden into a spectacular seasonal display. It … Read more

Hidcote Manor Arts and Crafts Garden in July

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Hidcote Manor Garden is one of the best-known and most influential Arts and Crafts gardens in Britain, with its linked “garden rooms” of hedges, rare trees, shrubs, and herbaceous borders. It is a garden in the United Kingdom, located in the village of Hidcote Bartrim, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. It is a National Trust property. … Read more