The Tudor Travel Guide

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

Essential Guide to Saving Time and Money on your Tudor Vacation

This time of year is a great time to be planning ahead for next year’s Tudor road trips. Particularly, if you are coming from overseas, you will really be wanting to get clear on all the little details that can make or break your big holiday; how are we actually going to get from A …

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Do you simply love William Shakespeare? Are you crazy for The Bard? If so, England represents the pinnacle of Shakespeare country. It is the place you want to see when you hope to walk in the footsteps of the world’s greatest playwright. Once you finally make that trip over to the holy land of bard lovers, …

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Baddesley Clinton

    There is something singularly beautiful about a medieval, moated manor house; I have some favourites dotted around the country, which perhaps, one day, we might compare notes on? Igtham Mote in Kent, Markenfield Hall in North Yorkshire and Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk are in my top five. Another one to add to the …

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Compton Wynyates

Compton Wynyates: a ‘Markedly Romantic and Singularly Complete Early Tudor House’     If you LOVE Tudor buildings, then I can guarantee that the subject of this blog is going to make you tingle with insatiable and unfulfilled lust, wholly directed at seeing for yourself what Emery calls ‘the markedly romantic and singularly complete early Tudor …

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    During her lifetime, Katherine Parr was a truly remarkable woman; and yet in death she is also unique in that she is the only English queen to be buried on private land. She lies at peace within the heart of the chapel at Sudeley Castle, in Gloucestershire, itself embraced by the lush slopes …

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