Tolethorpe Hall

Nestled in the picturesque parish of Little Casterton in Rutland, Tolethorpe Hall is a beautiful country house that dates back to the 11th century. Much has changed over the last thousand years, but throughout that time the site has remained home to some very important families and institutions. Today, you can find the Stamford Shakespeare…

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

The stunning Hardwick estate is set in the picturesque county of Derbyshire and features the beautiful and architecturally significant Hardwick Hall. This Elizabethan country house was built in the 1500s and has been continually maintained and expanded. Here you will find amazing examples of Elizabethan architecture, as well as some additions that have been made…

Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey House and Gardens are located in Nottinghamshire, just a short distance from the M1 and nearby Mansfield. The estate is open to visitors all year round and even when the house is closed, you can still explore the gardens and 300 acres of parkland. Fans of Lord Byron will find the house fascinating,…

Trent Bridge

The game of cricket in one form or another can trace its roots back to the 16th century in South-East England, though there is some debate to its exact invention. The game’s first confirmed mention is from January 1597, which makes the game of Cricket at least 425 years old. While Trent Bridge Cricket Ground…

Old Trafford

One of the things that Manchester is most famous for is football, and that’s no surprise given that they have two of the most successful football teams in England calling the city their home. The first of these teams to form in 1878 formed under the name Newton Heath L&YR. The club joined the English…