National Trust Properties
Romantic, medieval moated man or house little changed since 17th century. Baddesley Clinton’s strong Catholic connections are shown in the house with a tiny chapel and priest hole.
Built by the Lucy family in 1558. Elizabeth 1 was entertained here and it is said that William Shakespeare poached deer from the park. Landscaped by Capability Brown.
Near Wilmslow, Bucks, built 1852. Imposing seat of the Verney family since 15th century. Sir Edmund Verney was Royal Standard Bearer at the Battle of Edgehill.
The house is managed by the Throckmorton family and has been the family home since Tudor times. Associated with the infamous Gun Powder Plot.
A fine house with terraced walks with garden temples and splendid views.
Picturesque ruins of a great Cistercian Abbey and centre of pilgrimage. Destroyed by Henry VIII.
William and Mary style house completed in 1701.
Hidcote Manor Garden
Internationally renowned, this memorable garden is, in reality, a series of smaller gardens.
A 20th century evocation of domestic Tudor architecture. Surrounded by garden and parkland.
This Cotswold manor house is full to the brim with Charles Wade collection of craftsmanship from all over the world. The display of Samurai warriors costumes is of particular interest.
Near Edgehill. This imposing house contains works of art and a ne garden. It dates from the reign of James II.