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16 May 2019Knebworth House
19 March 2019Hampton Court Palace
21 November 2018Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
17 July 2018Russell-Cotes House, Art Gallery and Garden
17 July 2018Lydiard Park
22 May 2018Stourhead
04 April 2018Highclere Castle
17 October 2017Bletchley Park
28 June 2017Parham House and Garden
26 April 2017Hatfield House
15 February 2017Whitchurch Silk Mill and Bombay Gin Distillery
02 November 2016Winchester Cathedral and Winchester College
21 September 2016Berkeley Castle
15 June 2016Tyntesfield
20 April 2016Dyrham Park and Claverton Manor
17 February 2016Guildhall Art Gallery and Sir John Soames Museum
18 November 2015Middle Temple and The Foundling Museum
16 September 2015Syon Park
17 June 2015Wallace Collection, Apsley House, & Wellington Arch
22 April 2015Lacock Abbey and the Fox Talbot Museum
18 February 2015Imperial War Museum
19 November 2014Dulwich Picture Gallery and Greenwich Fan Museum
17 September 2014Sudeley Castle
18 June 2014Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, including The Mary Rose, HMS Victory, and HMS Warrior
16 April 2014Chiswick House and Hogarth's House
19 February 2014Victoria and Albert Museum, including an exhibition of Brtitish drawings, from 1600 to the present day
16 October 2013Wren's churches - A guided walk with Andrew Davies. Extra Tour for those not able to go in September.
25 September 2013Wren's churches - A guided walk with Andrew Davies
17 July 2013Kingston Lacey
24 April 2013Knole House
20 February 2013Kensington Palace
21 November 2012Freemasons' Hall and Christmas Shopping
19 September 2012Guided Tour of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon

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Knebworth House
Thursday 16 May 2019

The romantic exterior of Knebworth House with its turrets, domes and gargoyles silhouetted against the sky does little to prepare the visitor for what to expect inside. The House has stood for many years longer than the Victorian decoration suggests; the stucco hides from view a red brick house dating back to the Tudor times.

Home of the novelist, playwright and politician Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton; author of the words “The pen is mightier than the sword”. Other notable family members include Lady Constance.

Knebworth is an extraordinary walk through 500 years of British history. Stories and heirlooms reflect the family’s contribution to literature, politics and foreign service.