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Written by Mark

Hedingham Castle | Hedingham

Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle’s Norman keep, 110 feet high, was built c.1140 by Aubrey de Vere and is still owned by one of his descendants, Jason Lindsay and his wife Demetra. There are four floors to explore, including a magnificent Banqueting Hall spanned by a remarkable 28 foot arch, one of the largest Norman arches in England….

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Long Melford

Long Melford, Suffolk

Rated by The Times in September 2015, as being one of the top ten most desirable villages in Britain, Long Melford is definately a village worth exploring.  As its name suggests, it’s a long village (2.5 miles) with two manor houses open to the public at one end, a magnificent church (huge, when you consider…

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An Artist’s Residence

Munnings Museum, Dedham, external photographed by David Burton-2

The Munnings Art Museum on the outskirts of the pretty village of Dedham on the Suffolk/Essex border, is quite possibly the friendliest museum I have ever been to. It’s the home artist Sir Alfred Munnings shared with his wife Violet for forty years up until his death in 1959 and is now open to the…

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Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle is an Events and Wedding Venue just south of Sudbury. The historic Keep was built around 1133 and boasts the finest Norman interior in England. The Banqueting Hall is licensed for Civil Ceremonies with receptions being held in the Georgian Mansion House and Tulip Lawn Marquee. The Castle and Grounds are open to…

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Ickworth

Ickworth

A fantastic day out yesterday at Ickworth Just half an hour from Woodfarm Barns; Ickworth is a National Trust property, an amazing house set in 1800 acres of woodland The origins date back to 1253 with a timber house that no longer exists. What is here now is an impressive house dating back 100 years,…

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