Holidays

Haunted Edwardian Manor Houses

It is not easy to say offhand which is the most famous of all the haunted houses of the kingdom, if one regards them strictly from the point of view of their reputation for ghostliness. But perhaps we should not be far wrong if we gave the pre-eminence for mystery to Glamis Castle, whose spectral …

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Downton Abbey

Introduction to Downton Abbey Pt 1

The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure does it appear, that it seems as if the way of life it represents will last for another thousand years. It won’t. Filmed at Highclere Castle in Hampshire (though Downton Abbey is placed firmly in …

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