South Hill Park

South Hill Park

Berkshire
South Hill Park in Bracknell has been an arts centre since 1973, but before that this estate had many owners, including Prime Minister George Canning. The house that stands today was remodelled over time, lastly by architect Temple Moore in the 1800s for then owner Arthur Divett Hayter. (more…)
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Greenham Common Airbase

Greenham Common Airbase

Berkshire
Greenham Common Airbase is most well known as the location of 96 cruise missiles during the 1980s, and the protests that accompanied them. On this massive site, you can explore the control tower, see the fire plane, stroll around the fenced missile bunkers, and visit the Greenham Peace Garden. The places of interest are quite well spread out, so you may want to drive to the different carparks nearer each one. Go to the control tower first, and ask the advice of the volunteers. (more…)
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Basildon Park

Basildon Park

Berkshire
This Georgian Palladian mansion was built for Francis Sykes in the 1700s, and after becoming dilapidated after the Second World War, Lord and Lady Iliffe lovingly restored Basildon Park back to its former glory. (more…)
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Dorney Court

Dorney Court

Berkshire
Dorney Court is a Tudor manor house that has belonged to the Palmer family for over 13 generations. It has been restored to its original Tudor glory. (more…)
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