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The Stately Homes that do Christmas Best

Christmas is a very special time of year in the UK and our wealth of wonderful Stately Homes are popular at this time of year because not only are they usually all beautifully decorated with Christmas trees, sumptuous decorations and lights, both inside and…

01 Apr 2019

Christmas is a very special time of year in the UK and our wealth of wonderful Stately Homes are popular at this time of year because not only are they usually all beautifully decorated with Christmas trees, sumptuous decorations and lights, both inside and out, but they often put on special events at this time of year. Here we help you decide which Stately Homes are the best for getting in the Christmas…

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The Stately Homes around the UK with the best gardens

Here in the UK we have a wealth of beautiful, historic and unique stately homes and most of these are set in stunning and expansive parklands and formal gardens. Children can find visiting stately homes boring and therefore combining a stately home visit with…

04 Mar 2019

Here in the UK, we have a wealth of beautiful, historic and unique stately homes and most of these are set in stunning and expansive parklands and formal gardens. Children can find visiting stately homes boring and therefore combining a stately home visit with lunch or tea and a walk for them to blow off their extra steam is a day out that can suit the whole family. Many but not all British stately homes welcome dogs so if you want to…

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What makes a stately home?

A stately home is defined as a large and impressive house that is occupied or was formerly occupied by an aristocratic family. In this article, we’ll list the top 10 characteristics that give these amazing historic buildings their title. Owners of Victorian and…

18 Jan 2019

A stately home is defined as a large and impressive house that is occupied or was formerly occupied by an aristocratic family. In this article, we’ll list the top 10 characteristics that give these amazing historic buildings their title. Owners of Victorian and period properties wishing to create a memorable and unique house can learn a lot from stately homes – there are a number of features that define these houses making them…

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10 movies that feature stately homes

The UK is extremely rich in historic buildings that perfectly lend themselves to location work. From those in an impeccable state of repair, fit for a Queen, to those that are literally crumbling before us (think Great Expectations), plus everything in between.

11 Jan 2019

The UK is extremely rich in historic buildings that perfectly lend themselves to location work. From those in an impeccable state of repair, fit for a Queen, to those that are literally crumbling before us (think Great Expectations), plus everything in between. These properties usually boast fantastically well-established gardens and woodland providing ideal filming locations both inside and out, many of them within easy reach of London.…

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Powis Castle and Garden

Out of stunning landscaped gardens with breathtaking views, bright green and fertile, rose this magnificent structure built originally around 1200 but with an impressive interior updated and enhanced over the centuries.

04 Sep 2012
Powis Castle near Welshpool would be a stunning place to visit at any time of year but on yet another rainy afternoon in early June, it was a treat for the senses in all ways.