5 Beautiful Places To Visit Near You
Stunning Landscapes & Regions You’ll Love
Here is a list of 5 Places you can visit near you. These places are all closer than you think and having visited them all I know you’ll all love them too. From stunning country walks to beautifully restored manor homes, you’ll find something to treasure in each of these places!
1. Wrest Park
A large manor home surrounded by perfectly manicured grounds – it’s visually stunning. Go on a long walk on a beautiful day through the gardens, explore the manor home on your way back and grab a treat from the cafe to finish a peaceful day.
“Explore the evolution of the English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park. From dazzling parterres and fragrant borders, to sweeping views and woodland walks, Wrest Park is a real treat for the senses.
Explore the 92 acres of award-winning gardens, gold winner of Anglia in Bloom Awards 2017. Zip along to the children’s play area, take tea in the café and explore the hidden treasures in the archaeological stores.”
2. West Wycombe Park
” West Wycombe Park is one of the most theatrical and Italianate of all English country houses and the Dashwood family home for over 300 years. Set in 45 acres of landscaped park, the house as we see it today is the creation of the 2nd Baronet in the 18th Century.
This Palladian gem is frequently featured in screen adaptations of literary classics such as Cranford and Little Dorrit, in the television series Downton Abbey and more recently Dr Thorne.”
” Set high above the Thames with far-reaching views, Cliveden’s impressive gardens and majestic woodlands capture the grandeur of a bygone age.
Follow in the footsteps of dukes, earls and royalty as you explore a series of gardens, each with their own special charm. From the formality of the Parterre with its vibrant floral displays to the quirky statuary and topiary in the Long Garden, the gardens will delight you in every season.
The formal gardens give way to secluded glades, tree-lined avenues and picturesque riverside with miles of woodland walks to discover.”
4. Audley End House
” Audley End House is a largely early 17th-century country house outside Saffron Walden, Essex, England.
It was once a prodigy house, a palace in all but name and renowned as one of the finest Jacobean houses in England. Beautiful home, beautifull grounds and great cafe to check out. “
5. Waddesdon Manor
” Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the Aylesbury Vale, 6.6 miles (10.6 km) west of Aylesbury.
The Grade I listed house was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839–1898) as a weekend residence for grand entertaining and as a setting for his collection. The last member of the Rothschild family to own Waddesdon was James de Rothschild (1878–1957). He bequeathed the house and its contents to the National Trust. It is now managed by the Rothschild Foundation chaired by Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild. It is one of the National Trust’s most visited properties, with over 467,000 visitors annually. Waddesdon Manor won Visit England‘s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category in 2017. ”