Reblogged : ‘Tudor splendour’ by Stitches of Time

We love to read about your experiences of visiting Charlecote. You all have many different reasons for wanting to see our special place and often take a variety of things from your visit.

Here is a blog post from Stitches of Time. As you may guess from the name, this blogger has an interest in stitching, sewing, knitting and historical embroidery…

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…I love Tudor buildings with the red stone and the twisted chimneys and this had a beautiful setting as well. It was brilliant to see so many families enjoying the place, it was the school holidays and there was a teddy bear’s picnic on the lawn. Lots of future National Trust members hopefully who will bring their own children and help care for these places forever.

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YOUR BLOGS: Patricia Parisienne visits Charlecote Park

Any blog that starts with…

Have you heard of the National Trust? It’s my new favorite thing about the UK!

… is worth a read in our book!

Here’s a great post from Patricia Parisienne about a recent visit to Charlecote.

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Last weekend, my in-laws and I visited the National Trust property Charlecote Park. Built in the 16th century, the country house near Stratford-Upon-Avon was renovated in the 18th century when the Lucy family moved in, which is the house we can visit today…

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Read more on Patricia Parisienne…

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Our thanks to Patricia and her family for visiting – and for taking the time to share her blog!

Do you blog? Have you blogged about a visit to Charlecote?
We’d love to read it if you have.

Reblogged: ‘Winter stories at Charlecote’

A few weeks ago we held another of our Book Talks here at Charlecote. They were very well attended and we are planning to run more in April 2016 (more info will soon appear on the website about that). One of our guests on the book talk has written this lovely post on The Shakespeare Blog. Continue reading

Hardy & Hay review: National Trust’s Charlecote Park

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Originally posted on Hardy & Hay – A lifestyle blog written by a few 20-something Brits. We like fun, food and photographs:

‘This morning, the four of us hopped in the car and made our way over to Charlecote Park in Warwickshire. Charlecote is a Tudor-turned-Georgian-turned-Victorian Manor House, managed by the National Trust but lived in by the Lucy family – a family who have in fact owned land in this patch of England (between Warwick Castle and Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon) since the 1200s! 

The Lucy family still live here today in a wing of the house, but much of the Park (and the building itself too) is open to the public. As members of the National Trust, we skipped inside for free and set about snapping photographs in the grounds.

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