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Tag: National Trust

Trerice, Cornwall

Entrancing Trerice 

Although smaller than the majority of National Trust properties, Trerice exudes magnificence, but on a reduced scale. The delightful Cornish Elizabethan manor house is enchanting to visit on a cold winter’s day with its open...

An Amazing Discovery 

Images of knights of old were conjured up by the property’s name in the National Trust’s handbook. Mr Word Loft and I hadn’t been to Knightshayes in Devon before but realised, after reading about it,...

Write All About It! 

It’s a pity we couldn’t stay longer. Lytes Cary was a stop-off point on the way through Somerset. It’s one of the National Trust’s smaller properties and delightful, but the walks around the estate are...

Musical Overtones 

I felt a sense of belonging when there before and knew I must return. Coleton Fishacre is larger than the average home but not vast like many National Trust properties. I’m fascinated by grand treasures...

Cotehele in the Autumn 

“Good idea.” With grey clouds circling, I readily agreed to Mr Word Loft’s suggestion of visiting Cotehele. Whatever the weather, the house and grounds have much to offer, including The Barn restaurant. The parsnip and...

Blooming Marvellous! 

At last, we remembered to pre-book a slot to accommodate the time we wished to visit. It’s only taken us a year to become accustomed to the National Trust’s system for keeping people Covid safe...