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Kentwell HallKentwell Hall
Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Kentwell is a moated Tudor manor, built by the Clopton family in the early 16th century. The exterior is largely built of red-brick. The beautifully preserved interiors feature a working Tudor kitchen and a Great Hall with a minstrels gallery at one end. In the landscaped grounds that surround the house are a Tudor Rose pavement maze, clipped topiary, and a Camera Obscura. Kentwell is a very short distance from another stately home, Melford Hall.

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Hurley, Berkshire

The Bird In Hand is a delightful Country Inn with a history that spans 600 years. When you step through our doors you catch a glimpse of the past... and walk in the footsteps of King George III. Located in Berkshire, just outside London, it affords easy access to the … more >>

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