In an earlier post I wrote about exquisite tiny gothic revival cottages. There is of course a different side to the gothic home—giant gothic houses. In the continuing spirit of Halloween and haunte…
Now that’s a fixer-upper! Lord Mayor’s palace where Samuel Pepys went for dinner goes on sale for £45million – but needs another £10MILLION of repairs to get it back into shape
Swakeleys House, a Grade I listed Jacobean building set in 25 acres of land, was originally built for Sir Edmund Wright as a palatial retreat within easy reach of the City of London.
Duke of Northampton
Duke of Northampton The title Duke of Northampton was created in the Peerage of England in 1684 for General Charles Langdon, 3rd Earl of Northampton who defeated the Irish rebels at the Battle of Kerry in 1683. The 2nd Duke was a Admiral in the Royal navy. He was in many sea battles in the War...
Country House Movie Sets: Flintham Hall
New category! Country Houses that were used as movie sets. I will try to keep these short and sweet. Flintham Hall posing as the Whittaker estate in Easy Virtue.
The main entrance to Wollaton Hall, Wayne Manor in...
The main entrance to Wollaton Hall, Wayne Manor in “The Dark Knight Rises”, Nottingham, England (by Didimendum1).
The 10 Most Extravagant Homes owned by Footballers
The best footballers in the world earn more money than you could possibly imagine, that’s why they often have a lot of cash to burn on extravagant purchases like one-off supercars, yachts, jaw dropping homes and even private jets. The 10 highest paid soccer players earned in 2015 more than $400 million together, with Cristiano Ronaldo and […]
Trophy house in the Cotswolds
What could £9.25 million buy you? One answer is Bledisloe House, a grade II listed mansion close to the village of Coates in the Cotswolds. The house has 38 acres of grounds including parkland and
Check out this property for sale on Rightmove!
8 bedroom detached house for sale in Pipewell Hall, Pipewell, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 1QY - Rightmove.
73 Best Castles and Manor Houses in England (Photos)
Incredible collection of the best and most famous English castles, palaces and manor houses in England. These are truly spectacular homes with a great deal of history to them.
Home - Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel & Golf Resort
Welcome to Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel and Golf STOKE ROCHFORD HALL HOTEL AND GOLF, NEAR GRANTHAM IN LINCOLNSHIRE IS A UNIQUE HOTEL, CONFERENCE AND BANQUETING CENTRE WITH A FIRST CLASS REPUTATION. HOUSED IN A SUPERB VICTORIAN COUNTRY MANSION AND SET WITHIN FORMAL LANDSCAPED GARDENS. IDEALLY SET AMIDST EXTENSIVE COUNTRYSIDE IN THE EAST MIDLANDS OFFERING AN EXCEPTIONAL STANDARD OF HOSPITALITY, CUISINE AND LOCATION. For conferences and meetings, the idyllic and tranquil environment offers a…
Wayne Manor (Wollaton Hall and Deer Park)
Yesterday I went to Wollaton Hall with my daughter, the setting for Wayne Manor in the film The Dark Knight Rises. Unfortunately I didn't get to explore too much as there was a lot of heavy rain. As soon as it stopped, the big herd of Deer came out from sheltering under a large tree and I was very surprised how close we could get to them without them running away.