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*Fascination and harmony on a tiny island* Lundy Island is one of England’s natural wonders – a small emanation that rises from the waves of the Bristol Channel just under five square kilometers in size. It has been populated since Neolithic times with old gravestones recently uncovered and dated to ...
*Divorced, Beheaded, Made Pies* Hampton Court is one of only two surviving palaces once owned by legendary English king, Henry VIII. In fact it was originally meant for the king’s favourite, Thomas Wolsey but he fell from grace and was executed. Since then the palace had been owned by the ...
This Martello Tower was originally built by the British when they were threatened by the armies of Napoleon. It was part of a string of 29 fortresses that ran like a necklace around the British coast. Each was home to a garrison of 25 men – one can imagine the ...
This building was once home to a bunch of pigs that lucked out living, as they did, in what must have been the finest pigsty in Britain. In 1889, the barmy squire who owned the land returned from his trip to the Mediterranean with a glint in his eye and ...
This 19th Century fort was built during Napoleon’s carefree conquering of Europe. The British were a bit concerned and installed a number of forts around their coastline like so many Red Alert bases. Fort Clonque was originally designed to house 68 soldiers while black metal cannons peered over the battlements. ...
*Far from the tourist crowd* Located near the village of Grewelthorpe which is named by combining the morish dish from Oliver Twist, “Gruel” and “Thorpe” which means outlying farmstead in old English; this pavilion has outstanding views of the classic English countryside and overlooks a gorge brimming with trees. Set ...
This perfect example of Victorian engineering has been well preserved since it was built in 1871. Back in the 19th Century the Prince of Wales got sick with Typhoid from drinking unclean water so the tower was commissioned to serve the Royal Sandringham Estate with clean water. The 60 foot ...