Where I’ve Been

I thought I should keep a track of where I’ve been, more than anything so that I can keep track of what I’ve written about and what I have yet to catch up with (sometimes my secretary is not very disciplined with typing my posts).

If it doesn’t have a link then I’ve been but haven’t written about it just yet:


Attingham Park – National Trust

Baddesley Clinton – National Trust

Benthall Hall – National Trust

Berrington Hall – National Trust

Birmingham (My second home)

Black Country Museum

Bolsover Castle – English Heritage

Bourton on The Water

Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Brockhampton Estate – National Trust

Calke Abbey – National Trust

Castleton (including Odin Mine – National Trust)

Charlecote Park – National Trust

Clumber Park – National Trust

Cosford – RAF Museum

Coughton Court – National Trust

Croft Castle – National Trust

Croome Park – National Trust

Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire

Evesham (Hot Air Ballooning)

Great Yarmouth

Hanbury Hall – National Trust

Hardwick Hall and Hardwick Old Hall – National Trust and English Heritage

Holy Island, Northumbria (including Lindisfarne Castle – NationalTrust)

Ironbridge Gorge

Isle of Wight

(including: St Helens, Bembridge Lifeboat, Owl & Monkey Haven, Brading Roman Villa, Godshill Model Village, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Haven Falconry)

Kedleston Hall – National Trust

Kenilworth Castle – English Heritage

The Lake District (4 posts)

(including: Aira Force – National Trust, Ambleside, Castlerigg Stone Circle – National Trust, Elterwater, Grasmere, Hardknott Pass, Langdale, Ullswater, Wast Water, Windermere)

London – Post one

1 (London Zoo – Whipsnade), 2 (Les Miserables, British Museum and Choccywoccydoodah), 3 (Greenwich – Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory, Tower of London and Jack the Ripper Tour)

New Years Eve at Longleat

Moseley Old Hall – National Trust

Nottingham – (Where I live)

Packwood House – National Trust


Rufford Abbey – English Heritage

Southwell Workhouse – National Trust

Stourhead – National Trust

Sudbury Hall – National Trust

Tamworth Snowdome

Tattershall Castle – National Trust

Upton House & Gardens – National Trust

Waddesdon Manor – National Trust

Warner Brothers Studio Tour


Wightwick Manor – National Trust

Wimpole Hall & Home Farm – National Trust

Witley Manor and Gardens – English Heritage

Woolsthorpe Manor – National Trust

York National Railway Museum




Snowdonia National Park

(including: Aberglaslyn – National Trust, Beddgelert, Criccieth, Llanberis, Mount Snowdon, Porthmadog, Welsh Highland Railway)





Famous Grouse Experience

Highland Wildlife Park, Kingussie



Loch Lomond

Loch Tummel & Loch Rannoch



St Andrews



Ballyknocken Cookery School, Ashford (including a trip to Wicklow)





Boulogne Sur Mer


Chamonix Mont Blanc

(including: Aiguille du Midi, Brevent, Gorges de la Disosaz, Helbronner, Montenvers and Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc Tramway, Mont Blanc Tunnel)

Château de Chenonceau – Loire Valley

Château de Chambord – Loire Valley

Château de Pierrefonds

Chateau de Ripaille – Lake Geneva

Disneyland Paris

Lac de Roseland and Little St Bernard Pass

Lac du Bourget, Canal de Sevieres and Chanaz

Lake Annecy

(including: Semnoz, Gorges Du Fier, Cascade et Grotte de Seythenex, Lake Annecy boat tour)

Loire Valley (3 posts)

Parc Naturel de Boutissaint

Pont Canal de Briare



Romorantin- Lanthenay

Various gorge roads and mountain passes in the French Alps

Saint Gervais Les Bains (inc: Les Contamines Montjoie)


Yvoire – Lake Geneva




Val di Rhemes

Val Veny





I’m sure there are places I’ve forgotten.

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