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The landscape of the UK is one rich in our heritage of country houses. Each tells a tale of wealth, ambition and family life, yet, although each was built as a home, for many of them this is no longer … Continue reading
Sitting on a small rise, just off the A158 on the road to Skegness in Lincolnshire sits one of the prettiest of the National Trust’s many country houses; Gunby Hall. However, unlike the others, where we can only ever dream … Continue reading
Our best motorways draw us through beautiful landscapes, by turns revealing hills, valleys, broad vistas and narrow glimpses, sometimes punctuated with a country house. Yet, country house owners have long fought many battles to keep the roads from carving up … Continue reading