Borde Hill is an informal country garden, covering over 200 acres, with woodland and parkland areas as well as 17 acres of formal garden areas arranged as a series of distinct garden rooms, each with a different theme. There are enjoyable lakeside and woodland walks.
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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 >>
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"Thirlmere lake is not actually a lake, but a reservoir created in the late Victorian period to supply water for Manchester. The inhabitants of the village of Wythborn, near the present Thirlmere village, were moved, and the areas was flooded. In periods of drought, when the waters of Thirlmere are low, signs of the old lost village can still be seen."
Willington Dovecote and Stables- Willington, Bedfordshire, England
Sir John Gostwick was Cardinal Wolsey's Master of Horse. You have only to glance at the dovecote Gostwick built at Willington, Bedfordshire to realise just what an important post that was! There are 1500 nesting boxes within the dovecote, which is built with three striking rows of stepped gables and a tiled roof. ... more