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MyWeb TimeShare » 16 Incredible Mansions In The UK Where You … 0

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Be king or queen for day.

1. Butley Priory, Suffolk, England Enjoy history and luxury at the gorgeous Butley Priory. Just two hours from London, it s the perfect overnight venue for a wedding reception or family gathering.

The property has access to beaches and splendid forest walks, and is equipped with modern amenities while maintaining a classic and dreamy atmosphere. Accommodates: 16+ guests Price per night: 900 Book here. 1 2. Tower Windmill Cottage, Linton, England For a cosy countryside getaway, this cottage and adjoining windmill in Cambridgeshire is ideal.

The attached windmill often hosts art exhibits, and Cambridge is only a short bus ride away, so you can have your seclusion and your entertainment too. Accommodates: 2 guests Price per night: 70 Book here. 2 3. Aikwood Tower, Scottish Borders Have a full-on storybook experience at this luxurious medieval castle.

On the outside, the tower maintains its historic facade and is surrounded by lush gardens. Inside are modern amenities with a medieval twist, making it perfectly cosy and ideal for receptions and group holidays. Accommodates: 11 guests Price per night: 500 Book here. 3 4.

Saltmarshe Hall, Yorkshire, England Hark back to the era of Austen at this stately manor house in East Yorkshire. With cosy studies and grand, spacious atriums in equal measure, the property will make you feel at home and worlds away at the same time. Accommodates: 2 guests Price per night: 100 Book here. 4 5.

14th-century private castle, Scottish Borders Be kings and queens for a day at this secluded castle on the Scottish Borders. The 14th-century sense of ancient grandeur inside and out, will take you back in time, perfect for a romantic wedding reception or family retreat. Accommodates: 16+ guests Price per night: 2,164 Book here. 5 6.

Manor House, Wiltshire, England Escape the the elegance of this country home in Wiltshire for a taste of the best of classic architecture and modern convenience. The house s exterior is straight out of the pages of a fairy tale, while the inside is cosy and refurbished to allow optimum comfort. As it s close to must-see spots including Bath and Stonehenge, the property is the perfect home base for a countryside holiday.

Accommodates: 6 guests Price per night: 150 Book now. 6 7. Regency Country House, Thetford, England Dark Victorian glamour abounds at the Regency Country House and Estate in Norfolk. It s the perfect place to escape for a lazy reading holiday.

Enjoy the rich interiors and lush gardens. Accommodates: 16+ guests Price per night: 1,200 Book now. 7 8. Ardgowan House, Inverkip, Scotland Just 45 minutes from Glasgow is tucked Ardgowan house.

The gorgeous manor home has stunning views of the Scottish waterfront and simply splendid Victorian furnishings to give a wedding reception or event the royal treatment. For high romance and style, there s no comparison. Accommodates: 16+ guests Price per night: 2,000 Book now. 8 9.

Persie House, Blairgowrie, Scotland Whether you re looking for a romantic medieval wedding location or a Hogwarts look-a-like for the whole family to enjoy, Persie House is a shockingly affordable gem for large groups, and is also licensed for wedding ceremonies. Grand and gorgeous, it meets every need and can t be missed. Accommodates: 24 guests Price per night: 650 Book now. 9 10.

Fenton Tower, Dirleton, Scotland Perched on a hill just 20 miles outside of bustling Edinburgh rests the stunning Fenton Tower. The 16th-century-tower-turned-five-star-property is a luxurious experience to envy. Decked out with rich decor and including high-scale amenities from private chefs to satellite telly, Fenton combines the best of the old world and the new.

Accommodates: 13 guests Price per night: 1,080 Book now. 10 11. Courts Garden Gallery, Holt, England Combining classic elements and serious quirk, the Courts Garden gallery in Norfolk provides a singular holiday experience art and history lovers can t miss. Gorgeous and traditional on the outside, bright, cosy, and eclectic within, the property begs you to cosy up by the fire and admire the art on the walls or the gorgeous view of the English countryside.

Accommodates: 2 guests Price per night: 90 Book now. 11 12. Eden Valley Castle, Kirkby Stephen, England This Victorian beauty is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and nor far from the Lake District, so if you can bear to leave the dramatically comfortable interiors, you ll find a stunning adventure just beyond the 19th-century walls. The is ideal for celebrations of every kind, and is handicapped-accessible so that all family and friends can be included.

Accommodates: 16+ guests Price per night: 90/guest Book now. 12 For a darkly romantic and stunning getaway, the boutique Chapel in Hitchin is unmatched. Combine rich comfort, stunning decor, and minimalist architecture, there s nothing else in the world like it. Accommodates: 4 guests Price per night: 150 Book now. 13 14.

Dairsie Castle, Fife, Scotland The Dairsie Castle lodge in Fife is incomparably charming and romantic. Whether you re entertaining in its spacious and well-lit hall, or cosying up for a warm bath in the delightful stone-interior bathroom, it s bound to be the stay of a lifetime. Accommodates: 13 guests Price per night: 600 Book now. 14 15.

The Wee Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland This charming apartment in central Edinburgh is tucked in a small tower at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. The view is stunning and the warm charm of the interior will keep you cosy through the night. Accommodates: 2 guests Price per night: 75 Book now. 15 16.

Cleeve House, Seend, England A grand entryway and a grander hall make Cleeve House a charming and stately stay.

The gothic-revival mansion rests on a seven-acre field, giving you plenty of space to explore and unwind, and it s not far from Bath in case you fancy an excursion.

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'Big Brother' comes to Sheringham High School 0

'Big Brother' comes to Sheringham High School

As part of the nationwide Speakers for Schools scheme, the man who first commissioned Big Brother on British TV, Sir Peter Bazalgette, visited Sheringham High School to talk about the arts and take questions from a packed sixth form common room. More than 130 students crammed in to hear how Sir Peter, soon to take over as non-executive chairman of ITV, started his career in law and went on to become chair of the Arts Council, chair of the English National Opera and president of the Royal Television Society amongst other media organisations. Students of all disciplines fired questions on topics as varied as arts funding, the EU referendum, motorcycle design and Donald Trump.

Sir Peter treated the crowd, which included staff and governors, to frank evaluations of the media s treatment of Islam, women in top jobs in the arts and terrestrial TV s commitment to key sporting events. He evidenced his points with actual government spending figures in the arts as compared to health and education which generated more debate, and invited students to share their own views on popular culture, technology and the power of the youth vote. Ellie Balding, a Year 12 student reading history, sociology and psychology, said: Sir Peter was really cool.

He was frank and interesting. I was very impressed. Once he had completed his address in which he talked about the focus, commitment and risk involved in getting a media idea from concept to fruition, he took questions and left the students with a challenge to be the media ground-breakers of the future.

He then complimented them on having asked the best and most searching questions of any school he had visited. Headteacher, Dr Andrew Richardson, said, This has been a real experience for the students and myself. Thanks to the organisation of Ms Steward, our librarian, we have been fortunate to host one of the foremost media strategists of the age.

He was full of common sense and humanity; two things sometimes not associated with the modern media world.

His words today have further sharpened those students desires to go out and make huge contributions in whatever sphere or work or study they choose. .

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