A Visit to Wightwick Manor and Gardens #NationalTrust #VictorianManor #ArtsandCrafts

Wightwick Manor was built in the late 1800s for Theodore and Flora Manders, and inherited by their son Geoffrey, a paint manufacturer and Liberal MP, in 1900. In the 1930s Geoffrey Maunder somehow persuaded the National Trust to take on a house that was only 50 years old. He and his seccond wife beccame live … Continue reading A Visit to Wightwick Manor and Gardens #NationalTrust #VictorianManor #ArtsandCrafts

A Visit to Plas Newydd, Anglesey #Nature #Scenery #Photography

Plas Newydd is a country mansion and estate of over 150 acres, set on the banks of the Menai Strait near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (no, I have no idea how to pronounce it 😆) with far reaching views over to Snowdonia. First built in the 14th century the house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century … Continue reading A Visit to Plas Newydd, Anglesey #Nature #Scenery #Photography

The Bishop’s Palace, Gardens and Cathedral, Wells, Somerset

A medieval palace which has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for about 800 years.  Through a stunning archway to the palace....  ..which is surrounded by a moat which is home to the Bishop’s swans. The swans have been taught to ring a bell by the gatehouse when they want food. The … Continue reading The Bishop’s Palace, Gardens and Cathedral, Wells, Somerset