Places to visit
Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire. A rare survival of a complete Georgian estate, with all major buildings including mansion house, servants' quarters, model farm and walled garden. Home of the Earls of Lichfield, it houses stunning collections of porcelain. With costumed characters at work doing laundry, cheesemaking, milling, brewing and baking and a reconstructed chemist shop, tailors' shop, Victorian schoolroom and puppet collection. © Andrew Butler
Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire | Designed by the architects John Carr and Robert Adam, it was built from 1759 to 1771 for wealthy trader Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood. Still home to the Lascelles family, Harewood House is a member of Treasure Houses of England, a marketing consortium for nine of the foremost historic homes in England. The house is a Grade I listed building.