in Lifestyle at in Athelhampton House and Gardens
1 Mar - 31 Oct 2012; not Fri or Sat (various dates)
01 November 2012 - 01 March 2013 (TBC)
01 March 2013 - 31 October 2013 (TBC)
01 November 2013 - 01 March 2014 (TBC)
01 March 2014 - 31 October 2014 (TBC)
Athelhampton is often cited as one of the finest examples of 15th-century domestic architecture in the country. Essentially a medieval house, it is surrounded by walls and courts, with a great hall, an oriel window and a unique timbered roof.
The River Piddle flows through the amazing Grade I gardens, dating from 1891, which have impressive fountains, while fine collections of tulips, magnolias, clematis and lilies can be seen in season.
Popular with visitors who enjoy strolling its tranquil surroundings and exploring its grand halls and corridors, Athelhampton House and Gardens also draws guests to the theatre performances that are occasionally hosted here.
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