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Longleat – Wiltshire

Set deep beyond the edge of the forest, past the rolling lawns is Longleat House, one Britain’s most beautiful and stately homes and among the best examples of High Elizabethan architecture.   The first private residence to open its enormous doors to the public, Longleat is located near the towns of Warminster in Wiltshire and Frome in Somerset.  Built by Sir John Thynne, mainly… Read More

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The Wildlife Park at Cricket St Thomas – Chard Somerset

A lovely little find in the countryside, the Wildlife Park at Cricket St Thomas is home to many stunning animals set in the English green. It has the feel of a private bestiary – which in a way it is. It’s small scale lends an intimacy with the animals that is often missed at larger zoos.