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Kelmscott Manor

(Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Attractions)

         
Lechdale Gloucestershire England
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'...a heaven on earth...'

 


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Kelmscott Manor

(Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Gardens)

         
Lechdale Gloucestershire England
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'...a heaven on earth...'

 


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Stonor House & Park

(Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Historic Buildings)

         
Henley-on-Thams Oxfordshire England
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Stonor Park has been home to the Stonor family for over 850 years. 


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Stonor House & Park

(Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Attractions)

      
Henley-on-Thams Oxfordshire England
Description : 

Stonor Park has been home to the Stonor family for over 850 years. 


 The warm brick façade and Georgian windows conceal medieval buildings dating back to the 12th Century, inside are many original architectural features including the 14th Century Catholic chapel and 12th Century medieval hall which today is the Pantry serving delicious snacks and light lunches. Visitors can view family portraits, old master paintings, artefacts and collections from around the world. Including a small exhibition celebrating the life and work of St Edmund Campion who sought refuge at Stonor during the reformation.

Nestled in a Chiltern valley with stunning views of the fallow deer park full of wild life including buzzards and red kites, visitors can walk through to the 17th Century gardens and terraces and view fountains flowing into the lily ponds.

The latest edition to Stonor is Wonder Woods a stunning adventure play park for our younger visitors.

Stonor Park is host to many exciting events throughout the year from vintage fairs, food festivals to a magnificent fair and house decorated for the festive season.

For more information please contact
enquiries@stonor.com
www.stonor.com

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Nature in Art

(Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Museums and Arts)

      
Twigworth Gloucestershire England
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Discover the unique nature inspired art collection housed within the beautiful setting of Wallsworth Hall. The Georgian mansion was once owned by Samuel Hayward (1714-1790), local landowner and magistrate who built it for his wife Catherine as a wedding present, you will be in awe as you spy its grandeur travelling along their half mile driveway, edged by trees and fields. The perfect surroundings for what is held within!

The art collection is international in scope, embracing two and three dimensional work in all media and styles, ranging from Pablo Picasso to David Shepherd. Over their 25 year history, Nature in Art has collected works which represent over 1500 years of art inspired by nature, from more than 50 countries and 600 artists. So whether you prefer exotic Flemish masters or contemporary glass, modern abstract interpretations or bronze sculpture, textiles or ethnic art there will be something for you...

 

Nature in Art is also suitable for all the family; children can create animal brass-rubbings, experiment with materials using their handling box, touch some of the sculptures around the galleries, as well as enjoy their outdoor play area and garden.

Together you can visit the artist in residence (from mid-January to mid-November) in the purpose-built studio, meet a woodcarver, painter or sculptor! Complete your visit by relaxing in the coffee shop with a homemade lunch or afternoon tea, and then browse through the gift shop for a memento of your day. The shop sells a range of unique gifts, cards and prints.

Open: Tuesday-Sunday, including Bank Holidays, 10am to 5pm. Closed 24th-26th December.
Entry: £5.25 adults, £4.75 concessions (over 60s, under 16s), £15 family (2 adults, 2 children), under 8s free.


Telephone 01452 731422

www.nature-in-art.org.uk

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