The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

The Swan Inn at Lavenham

I know that finding a great place to stay, one packed full of history and character, will be top of your wish list when planning your Tudor road trip. I recently wrote about West Stow Hall, a fabulous bed and breakfast just outside, and to the north of, Bury St Edmonds. The Swan at Lavenham, …

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West Stow Hall is a beautiful, early, Tudor manor house in Suffolk, England. Associated with Mary Tudor, Queen of France, it is now a B&B and is a perfect place to stay if you are touring Suffolk and love staying in historic properties.

Is your idea of the perfect weekend get-away staying in a charming Tudor manor house, full of original features, nestled deep in the peaceful, English countryside and within reach of several fabulous, historic, Tudor properties? Would you like to wake up in the morning to bird song, a stroll around a pretty English garden before …

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La Prieure de la Chaise is with a wonderful fourteenth century priory, based in the heart of the Loire region of France. I initially visited whilst researching In the Footsteps of Anne Boleyn, following her early years in France. If you want to do the same, using In the Footsteps as your guide, of course …

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