Kedleston Hall and Grounds

Kedleston Hall is a neo-classical manor house, and seat of the Curzon family, located in Kedleston, Derbyshire, approx. 4 miles north-west of Derby. The current house was commissioned in 1759 by Nathaniel Curzon and designed by Robert Adam. The magnificent Marble Hall was completed in 1776. Recorded on 13 May 2022 with a DJI Pocket … Read more

Lytes Cary, a medieval manor house in Somerset

Lytes Cary is a manor house near Somerton in Somerset, England. It has parts dating to the 14th century, with other sections dating to the 15th, 16th, and 18th centuries. Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, it was then lovingly restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner. The property is owned by … Read more

Anglesey Abbey, a Jacobean-style house with a spectacular garden

At the age of 30, the future Lord Fairhaven began to create his first home from a run-down country house and desolate landscape. Wanting to inspire and surprise visitors, he created a spectacular garden with planting for all seasons and a cosy house in which to entertain. Life revolved around horse racing and shooting, and … Read more

A host of golden daffodils at Wimpole Estate

This is a walking tour of the grounds at Wimpole Estate in Cambridgeshire, where we enjoy the swathes of bright daffodils. There are 85 different varieties of daffodils plus many other spring flowers to be seen. Wimpole is a National Trust property. The address is Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW Recorded on 18 … Read more

Dyrham Park, a 17th-century house near Bath

Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park is an early example of how a fortune made from the British empire was invested in a landed estate, transforming Dyrham into one of the most notable stately homes of its age. Dyrham Park is near Bath, South Gloucestershire. Recorded on 19 November 2021 with a DJI Pocket 2 camera. Address: Dyrham, near … Read more

Montacute House – a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture

Montacute House

With its towering walls of glass, the glow of ham stone, and surrounding garden and parkland, it is a place of beauty and wonder. This masterpiece was completed in 1601. Built by skilled craftsman using local ham stone the house was a statement of wealth, ambition, and showmanship. It is a National Trust property in … Read more

Chastleton, a Jacobean country house near Moreton-in-Marsh

Chastleton

Chastleton House in Oxfordshire, was built between 1607 and 1612 by the prosperous wool merchant, Walter Jones, as an impressive statement of his wealth and power. With virtually no intrusion from the 21st century, this fascinating place exudes an informal and timeless atmosphere in a gloriously unspoiled setting. It is in the care of the … Read more

Walking Around Blickling Hall Formal Garden

Blickling Hall Formal Garden

The Blickling Estate is near Aylsham in Norfolk. The formal garden surrounding Blickling Hall is the result of three centuries of inspired planting. When Phillip Kerr inherited the Blickling Estate in 1930, he set about commissioning the remodeling of the formal garden. Talented garden designer, Norah Lindsay replaced the intricate Victorian layout with four large … Read more