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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Website: Historic House Garden

'Lancelot "Capability" Brown changed the face of eighteenth century England, designing country estates and mansions, moving hills and making flowing lakes and serpentine rivers, a magical world of ...
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'Friends of Astley Park is a small voluntary organisation whose members share a common and passionate desire that this green and varied space in the Town Centre, is protected and maintaine ...
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Category Chorley

'Built for the first Lord Berwick in 1785, Attingham Hall and its beautiful parkland were owned by one family for more than 160 years. As their fortunes rose and fell they proved themselve ...
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Category Shrewsbury

'The high point of any visit to Belsay is the unique Quarry Garden, a fantasy of ravines, pinnacles and exotic plants. No wonder Belsay Hall is one of the most loved visitor attra ...
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Category Castle Morpeth

'The Garden was created in the early 1900s with plants gathered by the great plant collectors from their travels to the Himalayas, China, Burma, Tasmania and the Andes – a legacy which today's visi ...
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Category Mid Sussex

[1] Duchess's Drive (7 miles) - - - : [2] Lady's Walk (2 miles) - - - : [3] Bell o' the Woods (1 mile) - - - : [4] Lochs Walk (2 miles) - - - : [5] Tree Trail (2 miles)


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Category Selkirkshire

'The grounds and surrounds are worthy of a visit alone – from the W A Nesfield-influenced landscaped gardens to the woodland trails, wildlife ponds and waterfalls, there's plenty to explore outdoor ...
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Category Buteshire

'Brodsworth survives as a remarkable ensemble of a mid-Victorian country house, with its contents and gardens, lived in and adapted by the same family over three generations. The hall stands at the ...
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Category Doncaster

'The park is open all year round from 8am to 8pm or dusk if earlier, and admission is free to all (please note the park may be closed occasionally for events or deer management).'


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Category South Kesteven

'The natural beauty of the coastline and its steep valleys, the architectural surprises, the inescapable sense of history and the range of activities and facilities that the estate offers, all set ...
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Category East Cornwall

The Canons Ashby History Walk 'encompasses charming local architecture and stunning views over the local countryside'.


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Category Daventry

'Experience the stately grandeur of this stunning 18th-century mansion set in a beautiful wooded landscape park ideal for family walks. Read More...

'Below the castle you can follow the winding paths into the sheltered Teign Valley. Explore this ancient gorge, teeming with wildlife as you follow the trails along the river.'


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Category West Devon

Choose your Trail [1] Shore trail at Castle Ward - - - : [2] Castle trail - - - : [3]  Farm trail at Castle Ward - - - : [4] Boundary trail at Castle Ward - - - : [5] Hoof trail at Castle ...
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Walks described include: [1] Chartwell Estate Walk - - - : [2] Limpsfield Chart Walk - - - : [3] Weardale Walk


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Category Sevenoaks

Chatsworth House 'is the seat of the Duke of Devonshire and has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549 ... The attitudes of the Dukes regarding wider access rights have changed signi ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'The 90,000 acre Estate boasts miles of beautiful walks and acres of gardens. Launch yourself down one of our championship mountain biking trails, or hook yourself a salmon, fishing on the river. A ...
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Category Dumfriesshire

'Admire the herbaceous border designed by award-winning garden designer Isabelle Van Groeningen. Take time to wander around the Rock Garden with its series of pools and cascades running do ...
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Category Greenwich

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Category Wrexham

'There are over 100 acres of gardens at Harewood. They are full of variety, with plants from all over the world. All this in the setting of a magnificent landscape created by Lancelot "Cap ...
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Category Leeds

Woodland Garden 'Well worthwhile is a walk down through the mature beech and oak trees. Bluebells, wild flowers and narcissi cover the ground in the spring, and there is a growing collecti ...
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Category Welwyn Hatfield

'This is Hestercombe - a unique combination of three centuries of garden design: Coplestone Warre Bampfylde's Georgian landscape garden, the Victorian terrace and shrubbery and the stunning Edwardi ...
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'Designated walks allow visitors to explore the 3,000-acres grounds and take a closer look at prominent landmarks, such as the monument to Coke of Norfolk and the obelisk ... The Park Walk ...
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Category North Norfolk

'In contrast to the natural heathland, the park around Kenwood is a designed landscape created by Sir Humphrey Repton. There is something to enjoy here in every season.'


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Category Camden

'Explore the atmospheric moated remains – including the fine gatehouse and a complete corner tower – of this brick-built mansion which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. Make it p ...
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Category Blaby

'Our famous Dinosaur Trail in the Wilderness Garden is very popular with younger visitors. The 70 life-sized dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures can be found grazing amongst the shrubbery. ...
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'Lulworth Castle, built in the early 17th Century as a hunting lodge, became a country house at the heart of a large estate. Thomas Howard, 3rd Lord Bindon, built the Castle in order to en ...
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Category Purbeck

'When you step through the gates, you'd be forgiven for imagining yourself to be in the middle of the English countryside. Surrounded by meadows, trees and the gentle sounds of birdsong and running ...
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Category Merton

'The Garden reflects a rich tapestry of design and great planting artistry that was the hallmark of Edith, Lady Londonderry. The mild climate of Strangford Lough allows astonishing levels ...
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'Visit in the spring and enjoy the spectacular displays of colour from the rhododendrons, picnic by the lake in the summer, see the stunning Japanese maples in autumn or take an invigorating walk i ...
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Category Gedling

'You'll find a rich variety of landscapes and wildlife in the gardens at Nostell ... Take in the varied landscape of the pleasure grounds ... Follow the paths and tracks to discover ancient woodlan ...
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Category Wakefield

'With the gardens and café now open all year round, you can enjoy Osterley in any season. What better way to spend a gorgeous winter day than a meander around the long walk and warm up with a bowl ...
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Category Hounslow

'Packwood was transformed by Graham Baron Ash in the 1920s, from a 17th-century farmhouse into a dream-like vision of a Tudor country home.'


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Category Warwick

'Stroll beneath some of the largest and oldest trees in West Wales and discover woodland walks with their abundance of wild flowers blended with unusual woodland shrubs from all over the world, our ...
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Category Pembrokeshire

'See two working farms, ancient woodlands, historic farmsteads and rolling downland, all offering a diverse range of habitats for wildlife. So round up your family and friends, put your best foot f ...
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Category Mole Valley

'One of the best-preserved castles in North East England, Lord Barnard's home provides over 600 years of history and a glimpse of life throughout the ages. With examples of fine interiors and archi ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'Rowallane Garden is ideal for leisurely walks, afternoon teas in the cafe or just simply relaxing on a seat in the walled garden. Journey through our garden and discover the secret worlds ...
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'The Estate of Rozelle is a beautiful estate that was gifted to the public in 1968 by Commander J. Hamilton, on the understanding that it be utilised for cultural and recreational pursuits only.'.< ...
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Category South Ayrshire

[1] Wagonway Walk - - - : [2] Holywell and Sluice Walk - - - : [3] Holywell Dene and Old Hartley Walk - -- : [4] Country and Coast Walk


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'Experience the beguiling spirit of this inimitable 17th-century "Plantation" home, with its walled gardens and parkland, full of tempting waymarked paths. There are ten generations of Lenox-Co ...
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Category Mid Ulster

'The London home of Duke of Northumberland, whose family were granted the former monastic site at the end of the 16th century. The Tudor mansion was remodelled by Robert Adam for the 1st Duke in 17 ...
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Category Hounslow

'Titsey is one of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey and dates back to the mid-sixteenth century.'


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Category Tandridge

'Tresco is a beautiful, tranquil, family-owned island off the coast of Cornwall with award winning accommodation and food.'


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Category Isles of Scilly

'Wander through the intricately designed parterres, vibrant flower beds, ornate terraces and pavilions which make up the magnificently landscaped gardens of Witley Court ... Walk up the sweeping dr ...
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Category Malvern Hills

The Revitalisation Project 'Wrest Park is one of the few places in the world where visitors can see the evolution of landscape gardening over the last 300 years. Taking ownership in 2006 E ...
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