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A day at the Not-Races

Sunday morning saw me and my better half at Nostell Priory, again. Yeah, we go there a lot, it’s a nice walk and there is always something to see even if it’s just the squirrels in the menagerie and the cows on the vista! 302 more words


Nostell Priory.

Nostell Priory is a grand house located near Wakefield n West Yorkshire that is a National Trust property. It was built in the 1730s on the site of an old priory from medieval times. 81 more words


Love on the Grand Tour

Long-lasting love stories weren’t common on the Grand Tour. Romantic dalliances were rife; with the Grand Tour being a rite of passage for late seventeenth and eighteenth century men of the highest social classes in Britain in which they travelled in a leisurely manner across Europe with a tutor or governor in order to finish their education, this is perhaps unsurprising. 1,247 more words


Heritage Open Days: A chance to explore sights for free

It’s time to be a tourist in your town. All too often we take short cuts, we jump in a car and we look blindly at the road ahead. 206 more words

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