Holker Hall: A Gem in the Lakes

I recently went on holiday with my parents to the Lake District, and I had an amazing time taking in the spectacular scenery or the lakes and mountains through a series of walks. However, I had to┬ávisit a country house of some sort whilst I was in a new area! I decided on Holker Hall…

Ickworth House: An Old Favourite

I feel like most people have a National Trust Property, garden or historic site so nearby to them, they often take it for granted. Ickworth House, near Bury St. Edmunds is definitely mine. I visit Ickworth at least five times a year and after exploring the house multiple times, I now just visit with friends…

Visiting the Palace of Holyroodhouse

This week is the Queen’s annual visit to Holyrood Palace, her official residence in Scotland. During the week she carries out a range of official engagements and ceremonies, celebrating Scottish culture, achievement and community, both meeting Scots and hosting thousands at the Palace. In honour of Holyrood Week, or as it’s known in Scotland, ‘Royal…

Exploring Beningbrough Hall

Hello! Sorry for the severe lack of posts recently but for those that don’t know I’ve just finished uni completely!! The last few months have been so full of revision and dissertation writing that sadly the last thing I wanted to do in my free time was to write more on the blog. However, now…

Winter at Castle Howard

As much as I wanted to visit Castle Howard at Christmas, I sadly didn’t get a chance to visit before I went home for the holidays. The house is usually filled with the most ornate decorations and ginormous tree, so it’s really worth going to see. For more information on visiting Castle Howard in the…

A Day trip to Melford Hall

Okay, so first off apologies, I said I would try and stick to one post a week whilst still at uni. However, that’s becoming quite a struggle with not only the ridiculous amount of reading but now essays and presentations. As part of my modules I’ve been reading about such interesting topics, so hopefully, I’ll…

Adventures at Audley End

Adventures exploring the most ambitious Jacobean houses, Audley End. The history, my thoughts and a selection of images from my visit.

Blickling Blooms

A visit to Blickling Hall, admiring the beautiful blooms and marvelling at the lavish interiors and exteriors of one of the most grand houses in the East of England.