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Set in an impressive early Victorian villa, Ascot House is a family-run hotel which has recently been acquired by Bernard, a French expatriate. He is partnered by Janice, who is English. Ascot House Hotel, which is being fully refurbished into a small boutique hotel, has free, private, off-road parking and … more >>
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"Once the county town of Westmorland, Appleby boasts the ruins of a 12th century castle once owned by Lady Anne Clifford. During the Civil War the castle was besieged by Parliament, and when it finally surrendered the Parliamentarians claimed 1200 horses as penalty from the Royalists of the town."
Loseley Park- Guildford, Surrey, England
This wonderfully atmospheric Elizabethan Manor House has been the home of the More-Molyneux family for over 400 years and was built by an ancestor of the present owner. The richly furnished interiors feature fine portraits and works of art, furniture from the 16th century and panelling from Henry VIII's Nonsuch Palace. ... more