Tag Archives: Country Houses

Galboly Hidden Village and Grounds of Garron Tower

This walking tour led by Seamus Milliken, covers the history, wildlife and former inhabitants of this wild and beautiful area. Please note the walk route will not go higher than the village, so avoiding the steep ground above. Walking boots or strong shoes advised, raincoat, poles or sticks recommend. Walking distance 4 miles. Please bring snack and drinks to be…

Contemporary Art at Gibside

Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…

Contemporary Art at Gibside

Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…

Repton Exhibition

2018 will mark a very special year in the history of Humphry Repton. It is the bicentennial of his death in 1818. To mark this anniversary the town of Aylsham in Norfolk is having a ‘Repton 200 Season’. Why Aylsham? Because Humphry Repton has very strong links to Norfolk and is buried in St Michaels churchyard in the centre of…