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Harewood Estate, Harewood, North Yorkshire

Take a walk along Church Lane at Harewood and you’ll find yourself wondering into the grounds of Harewood House, one of Yorkshire’s finest stately homes. Built in the 18th century it’s meant to house an art collection that rivals the finest in Britain. 277 more words


A Victorian Christmas

Harewood House, the home of the Earl and Countess of Harewood, is a mere five miles from my home and over the years I’ve visited many times.In 2011 the eighth Earl of Harewood succeeded his father, who was a first cousin of our Queen, Elizabeth II and was in the line of succession to the British Throne. 236 more words

Real Life

A Victorian Christmas at Harewood House

As we’d recently had the pleasure of viewing the exquisite toys and dolls on display at the Ilkley Toy Museum we couldn’t resist the temptation of seeing them once again whilst they were on loan to Harewood House. 886 more words


Feeling nostalgic at the Ilkley Toy Museum 

Tucked away on a side street yet only a few minutes walk from Ilkley railway station stands the Ilkley Toy Museum.  This hidden gem has been located in a former Sunday School building in the attractive small West Yorkshire town of Ilkley for the past 16 years. 958 more words


Harewood House - Out And About

Having explored the stunning mansion that is Harewood House, we quickly grabbed some (delicious) lunch in their cafe then headed outside to explore the very extensive grounds. 247 more words


Inside Harewood House

Sad to be leaving our Staithes cottage, we were also mighty excited to be seeing Son again after his week at camp. We left in good time for the drive to Harrogate, our plan was to collect him and then spend the day at nearby Harewood House. 633 more words


The Real Treasures of Harewood

Harewood House is known as one of Britain’s treasure houses, but for some of us, the older history of the estate is more interesting than the 17th c stately pile. 628 more words