Buildings & Architecture

Great English Country Houses


Are you fascinated by the enormous country houses of the old aristocracy? Check out Carol Cork‘s article about Longleat House in Warminster. Then check out her whole series!

Longleat House

Longleat House is set in 9,000 acres of rolling countryside, just a few miles from the Wiltshire market town of Warminster.

The estate consists of 4,000 acres of farmland, 4,000 acres of woodland, which includes a Center Parcs holiday park, and a further 1,000 acres of ‘Capability Brown’ landscaped gardens. It is regarded as one of the finest examples of Elizabethan architecture in Britain.

Read the rest of this article here: GREAT ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSES.