Wallington is an elegant 17th century mansion, built by Sir William Blackett around the core of an earlier medieval house and pele tower. Blackett was a wealthy shipping magnate and mine owner from Newcastle, and he intended Wallington to be a country retreat, a place to hold occasional shooting parties, but it evolved into much more than that.
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This elegant 17th century Georgian hotel is in the heart of Medievil Salisbury, overlooking the famous Cathedral and Close. Its tradition of offering fine hospitality in comfortable surroundings is maintained to this day. In the winter months huge log fires burn in open fireplaces while in summer our courtyard is … more >>
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Printing House Museum- Cockermouth, Cumbria, England
Trace the history of printing in this hands-on museum located next to Wordsworth House. Learn how type is set, then get a chance to typset your own name. ... more