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September 2020

Llanover Garden – Historic Houses Tour

September 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Llanover Garden Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 9EF + Google Map
£15.00

Tour Overview Go on a guided tour of the garden, led by the owner and usually accompanied by the head gardener, Peter Hall. Tour Duration 2 hours Tour Price £15.00 per person Refreshments Tea/coffee and homemade cakes, served at the Grade II listed house. Access notes Gravel & grass paths.  No external steps on garden tour. Restrictions No photography in the house.

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Columbine Hall – Historic Houses Tour

September 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Columbine Hall, Stowupland,
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 4AT
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£18

Go on a guided tour of the stunning house and garden. Visitors are welcome to arrive early and picnic in the grounds. Tour duration 2 hours Tour prices £18 Refreshments Tea and cakes. Access notes Ground floor only, gravel courtyard. Restrictions No photography in the house.

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Thorn House – Historic Houses Tour

September 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thorn House, Wembury
Plymouth, Devon PL9 0EQ United Kingdom
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£18.00

Guided tour of ground floor and orangery. Guided tour through the garden by owner. Homemade cream tea on the lawn or in the orangery following the tour. Tour duration 2.5 hours Tour prices £18.00 per person. Refreshments Cream tea (coffee if preferred). Access notes 5 steps to be climbed to enter house, no wheelchair access in the house. There is wheelchair access to the garden, although the wheelchair would have to be pushed over a lawn and there are some steep…

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Goadby Marwood Hall – Historic Houses Tour

September 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goadby Marwood Hall Near Melton Mowbray, LE14 4LN + Google Map
£22

Guided tours of the house and gardens. Directions Goadby Marwood Hall will be signed. House is  8 miles south of Grantham, (A607 to Waltham, turn right towards Eastwell, then left towards Chadwell and enter village of Goadby Marwood.  Turn right down Towns Lane and iron gates 100 yards on left.  It is halfway between A1 and M1, 4 miles north of Melton Mowbray. Plenty of parking. Refreshments Nanny Kiss's home made teas. Access notes Ground floor wheelchair friendly. Garden tour…

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Kentchurch Court – Historic Houses Tour

September 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kentchurch Court, Pontrilas
Hereford, HR2 0DB United Kingdom
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£32.00

Take a tour to see the Grinling Gibbons carvings, as well as paintings by John Wootton, Marcus Gheeraerts and Sir Thomas Lawrence. Tour Duration 3 - 4 hours Tour Prices £32.00 per person. Refreshments One-course lunch. Access notes Limited to ground floor and most of garden. Restrictions No photography in the house. Well-behaved dogs on leads are allowed in the garden. No stilettos.

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Sion Hill Hall – Historic Houses Tour

September 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske
Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 4EU United Kingdom
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£19.50

Hear a personal welcome and introductory talk by Michael Mallaby, and take a personal guided tour of the principal rooms on the ground floor and the first floor rooms of the house, followed by a guided tour of the gardens. Tour duration 2.25 hours Tour prices £19.50 per person. Refreshments Tea or coffee with a cream scone in the original Edwardian kitchens. Access notes Wheelchair access to the ground floor only of the house (one shallow step at entrance which has…

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Henstead Exotic Garden – Historic Houses Tour

September 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Henstead Exotic Garden, Church Road
Beccles, Suffolk NR34 7LD United Kingdom
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£12

Go on a guided tour of the garden led by its creator, Andrew Brogan. Tour duration 2 hours. Tour prices £12.00 per person. Refreshments Tea, coffee, soft drinks, home-made cakes. Access notes Steeply sloped site may be difficult to navigate.

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Spencers Garden – Historic Houses Tour

September 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spencers Garden, Tilbury Road
Great Yeldham, Essex CO9 4JG United Kingdom
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£22.00

Hear a brief introduction to the history of the house and its estate, followed by a guided tour of the garden and lunch. Tour duration 2 - 3 hours Tour prices £22.00 per person. Refreshments Tea, coffee or elderflower cordial on arrival. Two course lunch with a glass of wine. Access notes Gardens on level ground, woods unsuitable for wheelchair/disabled. Restrictions Unsuitable for dogs.

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Bressingham Hall – Historic Houses Tour

September 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bressingham Hall, Foggy Bottom, Bressingham,
Suffolk, IP22 2AA United Kingdom
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£18.50

The tour of the Hall begins in the splendid entrance hall with its impressive staircase, creating a warm welcome for guests. The large reception hall leads through to beautifully decorated drawing and dining rooms, the grand staircase leading to the seven spacious and tastefully furnished bedrooms.  The tour includes all these rooms together with kitchen and former dairy.  The Hall has been completely refurbished recently with central heating, re-wiring and plumbing and visitors will learn what can be done to…

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October 2020

Goldsborough Hall – Historic Houses Tour

October 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goldsborough Hall, Church Street
Goldsborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8NR
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£20

Goldsborough Hall, built in the 1620s, is  renowned for its Jacobean architecture and magnificent Robert Adam interiors. The privately owned stately home stands in its own beautifully landscaped grounds with unspoilt elevated views over its historic gardens. Built for Sir Richard Hutton, the acting Lord Chief Justice, the hall was later remodelled in the 1750s by the eminent architects Robert Adam and John Carr of York. The house came to fame in the 1920s as the former residence of HRH…

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