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Standing where Wordsworth stood

Allan Bank in Grasmere in the English Lake District is a house where William Wordsworth the poet once lived for a couple of years. Early in the twentieth century it was owned by one of the founders of the National … Continue reading

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In the Mirror Pool

Last week, stumped for new ideas for a day out, my wife checked through the National Trust handbook and found Upton House. She’s a good finder-outer. It’s a forty-five minute drive for us, just the other side of Banbury. It … Continue reading

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At the end of the garden

Today’s trio of images come from Hidcote Manor Garden in the Cotswolds. Hidcote is a National Trust property whose gardens were developed by the American horticulturalist Lawrence Johnston in the early years of the twentieth century. The garden is described … Continue reading

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