Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens to Visit in Hertfordshire

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Benington Lordship - Hertfordshire
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Romantic rose garden surrounds ruined Norman keep, gatehouse and Georgian manor. Lawns and steps overlook lakes and parkland. Herbaceous borders, sunken garden, rockery, walled kitchen garden complete with sculptures.

Famous for its spect... read more
Gorhambury House - Hertfordshire
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Gorhambury House was commissioned by James Grimston, the 3rd Viscount Grimston and constructed in the years 1777-84 by Sir Robert Taylor. The house is Grade II* Listed and is built in a neo-Palladian style. It is one of the largest houses completed by the... read more
Knebworth House - Hertfordshire
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Set in 250 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, Knebworth House is one of England's most colourful stately homes. It is remarkable for having been in the same family - the Lyttons - for more than 500 years and for its romantic exterior complete wit... read more
St Paul's Walden Bury - Hertfordshire
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The original pleasant house was built about 1720, with hexagonal wings added in 1767. The house and gardens were designed by the owner, Edward Gilbert. His grand-daughter, Mary Eleanor Bowes married John Lyon, Earl of Strathmore, and the property still be... read more
Ashridge House - Hertfordshire
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Ashridge has a rich history which dates right back to 1283, when Edmund of Cornwall founded a monastery for the Bonhomme monks. The dissolution of the monasteries by King Henry VIII led to the transition of Ashridge from monastery to royal home. The pas... read more