Enter the Deadliest Garden in the World
Locked behind black steel doors in Northumberland, England, the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle grows around 100 infamous killers. From deadly nightshade to ...
6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Henry VIII's kitchens at Hampton Court Palace
The kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace are the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe. Occupying nearly one third of the ground floor o...
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
Garden Visit: Great Dixter
Great Dixter in East Sussex is a warm place. With rain lashing against the windows and wind howling around the chimneys, it is still immensely warm; cozy even.
Blenheim Palace - History
A segment of David Dimbleby How We Built Britain about the Blenheim Palace.
Blenheim Palace - Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
Welcome to the Blenheim Palace Video Archive. Please enjoy this short Blenheim Palace Video which captures images and scenes from the Palace in Woodstock Oxf...
Gardens in England
Gardens in England is a link page for any garden, botanical garden, arboretum or pinetum open to the public in England.
Gardens in Northern Ireland
Gardens in Northern Ireland is a page for any garden open to the public in Northern Ireland.List of gardens in Northern Ireland:
Gardens in Scotland
This is a list of gardens and botanic gardens in Scotland.
Gardens in Scotland - Wikipedia
Gardens in Wales
This is a list of gardens open to the public in Wales, either regularly or by appointment.
Gardens in Wales - Wikipedia
6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park
5°58′48″W / 54.541°N 5.980°W / 54.541; -5.980The Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is a park in South Belfast, Northern Ireland, covering almost 130 acres (0.53 km) and is ...
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park - Wikipedia
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
Drum Castle
Drum Castle is a castle near Drumoak in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. For centuries it was the seat of the chief of Clan Irvine. The place-name Drum is derived from Gaelic druim, 'ridge'.The original 13th...
Drum Castle - Wikipedia
Lilian Lenton
Lilian Ida Lenton (5 January 1891 – 28 October 1972) was an English dancer, suffragist, arsonist, and winner of a French Red Cross medal for her service as an Orderly in World War I.
'Lillie' Lent...
Lilian Lenton - Wikipedia
Boy Peeling Fruit (Caravaggio)
Boy Peeling Fruit is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610) painted circa 1592-1593. This is the earliest known work by Caravaggio, painted soon after h...
Boy Peeling Fruit (Caravaggio) - Wikipedia
The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew
The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. It takes its theme from a passage in the Gospel of Matthew describing the moment when Christ called the t...
The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew - Wikipedia
Shugborough Hall
Shugborough Hall is a stately home in Great Haywood, Staffordshire, England.It is on the edge of Cannock Chase, about 4 miles (6.4km) from Stafford. The estate was owned by the Bishops of Lichfield un...
Shugborough Hall - Wikipedia
Ardtornish
5°44′05″W / 56.54638°N 5.73481°W / 56.54638; -5.73481Ardtornish (Scottish Gaelic: Àird Tòirinis) is a Highland estate in Scotland located in Morvern, Lochaber. Ardtornis...
Ardtornish - Wikipedia
Savill Garden
The Savill Garden is an enclosed part of Windsor Great Park in England, created by Sir Eric Savill in the 1930s. It is managed by the Crown Estate and charges an entrance fee.The garden includes woodl...
Savill Garden - Wikipedia
Bodelwyddan Castle
Bodelwyddan Castle, close to the village of Bodelwyddan, near Rhyl, Denbighshire in Wales, was built around 1460 by the Humphreys family of Anglesey as a manor house. Its most important association wa...
Bodelwyddan Castle - Wikipedia
Jean-Marie Morel
Jean-Marie Morel (1728 – 1810), the author of La Théorie des Jardins (Paris 1776), was a trained architect and surveyor, who produced a substantial and popular work advocating the "natural" landscape ...
Jean-Marie Morel - Wikipedia
Inigo Thomas
Francis Inigo Thomas (1865–1950), known as Inigo Thomas, was a British artist and garden designer.Thomas trained in the office of the architects G.F. Bodley and Thomas Garner.As well as designing nume...
Inigo Thomas - Wikipedia
Winterstoke sun shelter and rock gardens
The Winterstoke sun shelter and rock gardens are located on Victoria Parade, Ramsgate, Kent, United Kingdom.Overlooking the sea, the ornamental gardens were laid out and presented to the Borough of Ra...
Winterstoke sun shelter and rock gardens - Wikipedia
Garden Visit: Great Dixter
Great Dixter in East Sussex is a warm place. With rain lashing against the windows and wind howling around the chimneys, it is still immensely warm; cozy even.
Dorneywood
Dorneywood is an eighteenth-century Georgian house with Victorian and later additions, rebuilt after a fire in 1910, near Burnham in the South Bucks District of Buckinghamshire, England. It was given ...