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Imagine for RAF history fans this is great, also has some nice parts down to the lake. The views opening up to the house are fab but there isn't much to fancy thereafter. There was some pottery and photography in the house which seems a work in progress - a big endeavour. If…
Fine country house, mainly empty now but the splendid rooms have fine plasterwork and fireplaces – early efforts by Robert Adam. The grounds are lovely, being Capability Brown’s first big commission. Interesting portraits tracing the rise and decline of the Coventry family. …
Spent several hours here with our own personal tour from the delightful Rosie. Her tales of the house and the owners through the ages were so interesting. Stayed so long we weren’t able to take advantage of walking the grounds so will be back.
Another National Trust property which is worth a visit. The house is very imposing externally but it has been used as a boys school in the past and more recently was owned by a developer who was thinking of turning it into flats. As a result, the majority of the furniture,…
What a wonderful place! Not exactly your run of the mill National Trust property! We started with the RAF museum telling the story of RAF Defford during WW2, particularly about the development of airborne radar and the role of the WAAF. Some very knowledgeable volunteers could…