Places To Visit - UK

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Visit England: Places to go and things to do in England

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, England

We loved the cross gartered ivy at the base of the tower. The gardens have been set out in the style of the late 19th century.

Skara Brae, Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK

Skara Brae is a large stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. It consists of ten clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BC–2500 BC. It is Europe's most complete Neolithic village and the level of preservation is such that it has gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status and been called the "Scottish Pompeii". To view my blog from day five of my Scotland holiday. Click the link below…

Ferne Park | Quinlan Terry Architects

We are an award winning firm of architects who specialise in designing high quality new buildings in a classical and traditional style. Our design philosophy is to make the new buildings fit so well into their context that they look like they have always been there.

The splendour of Sandringham

The splendour of the Royal Family's Sandringham estate has been captured on camera for the first time after the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh allowed a photographer behind the normally closed doors of their Victorian country house.

The Wizard of Yester and the Goblin Hall - A Scottish Castle Built by Goblins

The Goblin Hall at Gifford once the home of the Wizard of Yester is a unique and chilling taleof East Lothian in Scotland. Known locally as the Goblin Ha the legend still haunts locals and visitors alike.

Hermitage Castle

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Downton Abbey deals: 12 stately homes you can stay in [HOTELS]

Here are 12 stately hotels in the UK where you can feel like you actually live in Downton Abbey. There's no need for an account at Coutts.

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire

Ely Cathedral was built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward the Wake. Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape. View On Black

Windsor Castle, just outside of London, England

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Hilborough House, Norfolk

Hilborough House, which sits on the flat Brecklands just south of Swaffham, is the home of the Van Cutsem family. The brick and flint Neo-Georgian mansion was designed in 1990 by the architect Francis Johnson who never lived to see the building’s construction and completion in 1997. The magnificent garden, originally designed by Arne Maynard, is contemporary with the house and is planted up in a formal, Neo-Dutch style with extensive use of hedges and topiary. There are echoes here of…

Lodgings Fit for the Royals: A Historic Hunting Lodge in Scotland, Revamped by Hauser & Wirth - Remodelista

The most regal place to stay in Scotland? That would be Fife Arms, a newly opened hotel with 46 guest rooms in the town of Braemar, Aberdeenshire, in the f

Thor's Cave Walk + Manifold Valley From Wetton | 5-Mile Route

A detailed route of Thor's Cave walk from Wetton, 5-mile short walk to the cave, along Manifold Valley + Wetton Hill. Map, GPX + route included.