A listed family home filled with heritage and craft objects. Located on 43 acres of parkland; visitors can walk the dogs, play a game of golf or just relax in the beautiful setting of the Park’s formal gardens. Finchfield Road,
England, WV3 9LQ
Henry VII claimed legitimacy by descent from his eldest son, John
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
This monarch's sons were called 'The Devil's Brood'
A warm welcome awaits as we invite you to step straight into the history books and enjoy the unique experience that is Coombe Abbey Hotel.Originally a 12th Century Cisterican Abbey set in 500 acres of breathtaking parkland, with formal gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown, Coombe Abbey offers a haven … more >>
12th Century New Hall is the oldest inhabited moated manor house in England. A magical and enchanting jewel, offering the best of traditional, aristocratic living with a sparkling, modern twist. The people who look after you behave like old friends, always genuinely pleased to see you. You check in, seated … more >>