Packwood House – National Trust

Packwood House is situated in Solihul near Lapworth in Warwickshire, it is a tudor mansion that has origins of the 15th century. History discovered by the National Trust shows that the house was built in the late 16th Century for a John Fetherston, who was a prosperous Warwickshire farmer. Packwood has tall Tudor chimneys with... Continue Reading →

Hanbury Hall – National Trust

Hanbury Hall and Gardens is a country manor house based near Droitwich Spa, the house was built in the early 1700s, with 20 acres of gardens and a further 400 acres of parkland to explore. The Hanbury Estate was located within the boundaries of the Royal Forest of Feckenham, sadly its royal status was lost... Continue Reading →

Chirk Castle: National Trust

This weekend I visited Chirk Castle in Wales, just outside of Wrexham. It’s owned by the National Trust and with over 700 years of history it’s one of the last castles from the period which is still lived in today! With award-winning gardens covering 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, herbaceous borders, beautiful flower beds, rock... Continue Reading →

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