Category Archives: East of England

123. Blickling Estate – 14/10/2017

The National Trust is a big supporter of walking so well-marked trails are part and parcel of many properties and during this challenge I have felt that I have sometimes missed out on these either through time pressures or the … Continue reading

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120. Bourne Mill – 18/8/2017

Another day, another mill! But if this challenge has taught me anything, it is that every single property has its merits and this is no exception: not only is it a simply lovely spot just a stone’s throw from the … Continue reading

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92. Elizabethan House Museum – 2/9/2016

The Elizabethan House Museum – found on South Quay in Great Yarmouth – isn’t exactly what you might expect from the name. The front rooms inside the house are certainly Elizabethan, with the original property having been built in 1596 by Benjamin … Continue reading

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65. Grange Barn – 26/6/2015

Now, you’ll notice below that my only purchase at Grange Barn was a postcard. This is because when we returned from visiting nearby Paycocke’s House and Garden (see previous entry) there were vans parked along the front as deliveries were … Continue reading

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64. Paycocke’s House and Garden – 26/6/2015

The variety found in the National Trust’s property portfolio has been particularly evident in my recent visits as it’s been quite some time since I last wrote about a traditional stately home, complete with complex family tree and convoluted architectural … Continue reading

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59. Wimpole Estate – 26/4/2015

The Wimpole Estate was another property that featured as part of the ‘Inside the National Trust’ television documentary in 2014 so I was half hoping to bump into some more familiar faces as I had done at Wordsworth House in … Continue reading

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58. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill – 24/4/2015

I have just returned from a weekend in Cambridgeshire where I managed to visit Anglesey Abbey and Wimpole Hall with my friends in the Dusty Jackets book group. I will cover them in order so Anglesey Abbey first; I am … Continue reading

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