Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Castle Howard, England and Lonely Planet's 9 Other Mansions and Grand House Picks

Categories: Castles England

Photo credit - Castle Howard, England

One of the World's Top Ten Mansions and Grand Houses
Lonely Planet's 1,000 Ultimate Sights

As a spectacular estate of 200 buildings, Castle Howard, England has been home to the Howard family for over 300 years. This 18th century residence, with 1,000 acres of forest and its picturesque gardens, is a thriving rural estate. Coming here as a family is a wonderful delight, as the Lakeside Holiday Park is available for camping or caravanning. For a look at nine other beautiful mansions and grand houses, please click here to view Lonely Planet's "Live it up! The Greatest Mansions and Grand Houses" article.

Great book reads about castles and mansions

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  1. SO pretty! I've been fascinated with castles since I was young, but I have yet to visit one! Maybe this will be the first. ;)

  2. Thank you Krystal, for the comment and joining my blog. You always have such encouraging things to say!8-)