Roch Castle’s history dates back to the twelfth century. Lovingly restored, it is now an award-winning hotel, with panoramic views of Pembrokeshire.
In this episode, I head to the county of Leicestershire in the East Midlands.
I’m joined by Peter Liddle, Archaeologist and expert on Launde Abbey. We tour this incredible building and discover its connections to the Cromwell family.
In this episode, I head to the county of Hampshire in southern England.
I’m joined by Aisha Al-Sadie, Learning and Heritage Officer at Winchester Cathedral. We tour this incredible building and stand in the exact same places where important Tudor events unfolded.
Read about Pitchford Hall, ,one of the finest Elizabethan half-timbered houses in the country, available as a holiday let.
Read about The Old Gatehouse, a pretty timber-framed building available as holiday accommodation.
In this episode, I head to the lush green county of Shropshire. Situated in the West Midlands and not far from the Welsh border, Kinlet is a tiny village nestled in the rural countryside. Although it once stood next to the Blount’s country manor house, today, the parish church of St John the Baptist appears to stand in solitary grandeur on top of a hill surrounded by parkland and green pastures.
However, this modest and unassuming medieval church is home to some glorious Tudor tombs belonging to the Blount family. In this episode of The Tudor History & Travel Show, Elizabeth Norton, author and historian, joins me as we explore the church and its connection to the family.
Read about Amberley Castle as an historic place to stay in West Sussex.
A Brief Introduction to Cotswold Wool Churches Known for its rolling hills and charming villages, the Cotswolds is home to…
Steeped in tradition and history, Fawsley Hall is a beautiful luxury country house hotel in Northamptonshire, surrounded by formal gardens and parkland. It was a home built for entertaining: Elizabeth I certainly enjoyed its fine hospitality
The Spread Eagle is a charming English historic inn retaining its heritage yet providing every contemporary comfort. It is located in the heart of the South Downs National Park in the pretty Sussex market town of Midhurst. It is exceptionally convenient for visiting the nearby ruins of Cowdray House.