Avebury - England - Better than Stonehenge because you can get really close to them.

wolfdancer: “Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Unesco World Heritage Site, Wiltshire, England By Adam Woolfitt ”

Autumn, Tarr Steps, Devon, England. Our tips for 25 fun things to do in England: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/08/18/what-to-do-england/

A designed bridge, of sorts: Autumn at the Tarr Steps. Devon, England photo via corne

Anglesey Abbey Winter Gardens (National Trust), Cambridgeshire, UK | A garden designed for vibrant winter colours and interest (8 of 9) | Grove of white barked Himalayan Birch Trees by ukgardenphotos, via Flickr

Anglesey Abbey Winter Gardens UK A garden designed for vibrant winter colours and interest of Grove of white barked Himalayan Birch Trees

View over the Salcombe Estuary with the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon © National Trust/Andrew Butler

My view growing up! View over the Salcombe Estuary with the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon © National Trust/Andrew Butler

Oxburgh Hall is a moated country house in Oxborough, Norfolk, today in the hands of the National Trust. Built around 1482 by Sir Edmund Bedingfeld, Oxburgh has always been a family home, not a fortress. The manor of Oxborough came to the Bedingfeld family by marriage before 1446, and the house has been continuously inhabited by them since their construction of it in 1482.

Oxburgh Hall is a moated country house in Oxborough, Norfolk, today in the hands of the National Trust. Built around 1482 by Sir Edmund Bedingfeld, Oxburgh has always been a family home, not a fortress.

Cloisters at Lackock Abbey, Wiltshire, England.

Matilda would hide between the wooden panels and think about all of the important people who've walked through here - Cloisters at Lackock Abbey, Wiltshire, England.

GREENWAY, AGATHA CHRISTIE'S HOLIDAY HOME IN DEVON, UK. This house was Agatha's holiday home from 1936 until her death in 1976. Although Greenway provided the setting for three of her novels, Five Little Pigs, Dead Man's Folly and Ordeal by Innocence, as this was her holiday home she did not write any of her novels here. The house contains some of Christie's personal possessions including antiquities that were acquired by her archaeologist husband Sir Max Mallowan

Exterior of Greenway, Devon, which was the holiday home of the crime writer Agatha Christie between 1938 and 1976

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, is a country house and estate now owned by the National Trust. From the 17th to the late 20th centuries it was the family seat of the Bankes family, who had previously resided nearby at Corfe Castle until its destruction in the English Civil War.  Kingston Lacy takes its name from its ancient lords, the Lacys, Earls of Lincoln.

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, is a country house and estate now owned by the National Trust. From the 17th to the late 20th centuries it was the family seat of the Bankes family, who had previously resided nearby at Corfe Castle until its destruction in the English Civil War. Kingston Lacy takes its name from its ancient lords, the Lacys, Earls of Lincoln.

Waddesdon Manor Gardens (National Trust) , Buckinghamshire, UK | Traditional bedding plants used in this Victorian garden (21 of 30) by ukgardenphotos, via Flickr

Waddesdon Manor Gardens (National Trust), Buckinghamshire, UK ~ Traditional bedding plants used in this Victorian Garden

Wimpole Hall, within the Parish of Wimpole, Cambridgeshire. Begun in 1640 by Thomas Chicheley, it is today owned by the National Trust. The largest house in Cambridgeshire. Wimpole Hall's grounds were laid out & modified by landscape designers such as 'Capability' Brown (1767) Humphry Repton (1801/1809), completed under the auspices of Elsie & George Bambridge. (Elsie, daughter of Rudyard Kipling, revitalised the house. This NT property is in the state it is in today, thanks to her efforts.

Left Cambridge and visited the nearby National Trust's Wimpole Hall: saw some planes from Duxford looping the loop, wandered around the hall and over to the walled garden. A nice afternoon out before landing in Bury.

Lyme Park (Pemberley), a National Trust House near Disley in Cheshire, England.  The lake in the foreground is famous for the Colin Firth as Mr Darcy scene in the BBC production of Pride & Prejudice in 2005.

Lyme Park (Pemberley), a National Trust House near Disley in Cheshire, England. The lake in the foreground is famous for the Colin Firth as Mr Darcy scene in the BBC production of Pride & Prejudice in

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