Kensington Palace and the Orangery London. Revamped and open for visitors

Kensington Palace – London Probably better known in recent times as the place that Princess Diana was living when she tragically died, and now where Prince William and Catherine will be living from 2013, Kensington Palace is actually a massive complex with some 700 rooms with a number of members of the Royal Family having,…

Eltham Palace, Greenwich, London: Stunning Art Deco House and ancient Palace in one!

Eltham Palace, Greenwich, London Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simiant/ It is highly likely that you will have seen Eltham Palace at some point on a TV show or in other media, as the breath-taking circular entrance hall with panelled walls is a standard in many shows set in the 1930s. And even though I had seen it pop videos…

5 STATELY HOUSES IN ENGLAND WORTH VISITING: Harewood House; Osbourne House; Killerton House; Hatfield House; Kensington Palace

Tweet HAREWOOD HOUSE (LEEDS) Harewood House Leeds (2), originally uploaded by garybembridge. Once you visit one stately home you seem to have a drive to go and see more and more. They do seem addictive. So when I had a chance to visit Harewood House when up staying near Leeds, I leap at it.. And…

HATFIELD HOUSE: stunning stately house in Hertfordshire England

Tweet The front of the impressive Hatfield House The Gift Shop at Hatfield House Hatfield House and Gardens Hatfield House and Gardens Hatfield House: The Old Palace (the original property on the site) Hatfield House often has a familiar air about it for visitors. The reason being that it has been used extensively in films…

KILLERTON HOUSE: NATIONAL TRUST HOUSE AND PROPERTY IN DEVON. Worth visting, or not?

Tweet This National Trust property is described on the guide book as follows: Killerton is not a grand mansion, but the welcoming home of the Aclands, who have lived in Devon since the sixteenth century. They created the famous garden rich in rare trees and shrubs, and framed the huge agricultural estate that is now…