Castle Howard

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3rd – 7th September 2017

Based at the Parsonage Hotel at Escrick

For the eagle-eyed the houses we visit on this tour will be recognisable from the recent film “Victoria”. There is Wentworth Woodhouse, vast mansion of the Marquesses of Rockingham, and world-famous Castle Howard, built for the Earls of Carlisle by Sir John Vanbrugh. Harewood was the biggest commission for local boy Thomas Chippendale and has astonishing interiors by Robert Adam. Temple Newsam and Lotherton hold collections of the decorative arts ranging from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Whilst Newby with its gardens down to the river Ure harbours two rooms which are unique in the world.

Nicholas will talk on Some Country Houses of Yorkshire and Introducing Mr Chippendale

Price from £625

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