Beeston Castle

Standing majestically on a sheer rocky crag, Beeston has perhaps the most stunning views of any castle in England. Its history stretches back more than 4,000 years to when it was a Bronze Age hillfort. The huge castle was built in 1226 and soon became a…
Distance: 10.3 miles away

Castle Rising Castle

Castle Rising Castle is one of the most famous 12th Century castles in England.The stone keep, built in around 1140ad, is amongst the finest surviving examples of its kind anywhere in the country and, together with the massive surrounding earthworks, ensures that Rising is a castle of national…
Distance: 14 miles away

Oliver Cromwell House

Oliver Cromwell and his family lived in this fascinating house from 1636 for about ten years, after Oliver inherited the lease from his uncle, Sir Thomas Steward. The house was known as 'The Rectory and Parsonage of the Holy Trinity and St. Mary's called the Sextry…
Distance: 14.9 miles away

Weeting Castle

Ruins of an early C12th defended manor house, built by Hugh de Plais in the 1130's on the site of a C10th settlement. Weeting is one of the earliest inhabited parts of Norfolk, the flint mines at Grimes Graves confirm this. Items of pottery, coins, brooches…
Distance: 13.5 miles away

Oxburgh Hall, Garden &

This quintessential Tudor house, with its magnificent gatehouse and accessible Priest's Hole, was built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family, who still live here. The rooms show the development from medieval austerity to neo‐Gothic Victorian comfort, and include an outstanding display of embroidery worked by Mary, Queen of…
Distance: 8.3 miles away

Peckover House and Garden

This outstanding 2 acre Victorian garden includes an orangery, summer houses, roses, herbaceous borders, fernery, croquet lawn and a 17th century thatched barn. The town house, built c. 1722, is renowned for its very fine plaster and wood rococo decoration. There are also displays about…
Distance: 10.3 miles away

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