Sunday, 14 May 2017

Visit to Magnificent Longleat


This morning Helen and I visited the most amazing Longleat, home to the Thynne family for nearly 450 years.  The long driveway through the estate (more than 2 miles) offered beautiful views of the park woodland and stunning flowers all in Spring bloom.

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Rhododendrons 

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Bluebells

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And then we saw the house...
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The house is guarded by a huge statue of a lion.  He is beautiful.

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The gardens were lovely but it rained on and off.

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I was sad I could not take photographs inside the house.  The ceilings were spectacular.

Then on to Bath.




3 comments:

  1. the gardens are so grand, we will use our imaginations on how the ceilings looked. Did they have post cards for sale that showed any of the inside???

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  2. Yes Susie, I purchased the guidebook but very little detail of the ceilings. K x

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