Hare Hill, a National Trust hidden jewel.

What better way to spend a sunny spring day than enjoying the delights of a traditional woodland garden. Hare Hill at Over Alderley Edge, Cheshire, is a National Trust garden and woodland open most days (check for exclusions).  Continue reading “Hare Hill, a National Trust hidden jewel.”

The Ladies at Lyme Park.

Welcome to Lyme Park.

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Taking on faded granduer……..


Taking on the Trust, Calke Abbey is a National Trust property preserved in a state of neglected decay. The dramatic decline of many country house estates after the world wars is reflected here. The property gets its name from a former Augustinian priory that was originally on the site in the 12th century, the current baroque mansion takes its name from the locations history. Continue reading “Taking on faded granduer……..”