Blackberry Wood near Ditchling in Sussex - the quirkiest glamping site we know! Where else can you stay in a treehouse, converted helicopter or double-decker bus?!

Blackberry Wood near Ditchling in Sussex - the quirkiest glamping site we know! Where else can you stay in a treehouse, converted helicopter or double-decker bus?!

View of a traditional Kentish barn and Oast House at National Trust owned Outridge Farm, Kent. Taken by National Trust Bunkhouse Ranger Alexandra Jenks.

View of a traditional Kentish barn and Oast House at National Trust owned Outridge Farm, Kent. Taken by National Trust Bunkhouse Ranger Alexandra Jenks.

Another beautiful National Trust property - and used in the filming of BBC's Pride & Prejudice - Lacock Abbey. Stunning.

Another beautiful National Trust property - and used in the filming of BBC's Pride & Prejudice - Lacock Abbey. Stunning.

Listen out for the dying groans of Sir Henry Hobart who haunts Blickling after the wounds he received during a duel proved fatal. Or witness Anne Boleyn’s unhappy ghost wandering the grounds which are sited on the medieval manor where she lived. A view of the front of Blickling Hall, a magnificent Jacobean mansion © Fisheye Images

Listen out for the dying groans of Sir Henry Hobart who haunts Blickling after the wounds he received during a duel proved fatal. Or witness Anne Boleyn’s unhappy ghost wandering the grounds which are sited on the medieval manor where she lived. A view of the front of Blickling Hall, a magnificent Jacobean mansion © Fisheye Images

The most fascinating ghost story associated with Chartwell, in Kent comes from Churchill himself.   In an article entitled ‘The Dream’, Sir Winston gives a moving account of how his father appeared to him as he was painting in his studio; he had been copying a portrait of his father when suddenly he became aware of an odd sensation and there, sitting in his red leather upright armchair, was his father, just as Winston remembered him in his prime - Chartwell House, Kent -© Derek Crou

The most fascinating ghost story associated with Chartwell, in Kent comes from Churchill himself. In an article entitled ‘The Dream’, Sir Winston gives a moving account of how his father appeared to him as he was painting in his studio; he had been copying a portrait of his father when suddenly he became aware of an odd sensation and there, sitting in his red leather upright armchair, was his father, just as Winston remembered him in his prime - Chartwell House, Kent -© Derek Crou

National Trust Gardens: Petworth Park in Sussex, England. Home to a woodland Pleasure Ground and acres of Capability Brown landscaped deer park.   Walking through Petworth Park the landscape gives every impression of being totally natural. In reality, it could not be more unnatural. This landscape was entirely manmade.  Brown swept away the formal parterres, orangery and orange garden, aloe garden and the giant rampart terraces on the site of the present Lawn Hill.

National Trust Gardens: Petworth Park in Sussex, England. Home to a woodland Pleasure Ground and acres of Capability Brown landscaped deer park. Walking through Petworth Park the landscape gives every impression of being totally natural. In reality, it could not be more unnatural. This landscape was entirely manmade. Brown swept away the formal parterres, orangery and orange garden, aloe garden and the giant rampart terraces on the site of the present Lawn Hill.

National Trust Gardens: Nymans, West Sussex in England. This was bought in the late 19th century by Ludwig Messel stockbroker who (along with his head gardener) created a stunning garden with plants collected from around the world.   The house was partially destroyed by fire in 1947 but the romantic ruins of the Gothic mansion remain surrounded by roses, magnolia, honeysuckle and wisteria.   Let’s enjoy this famous rose garden for a moment.

National Trust Gardens: Nymans, West Sussex in England. This was bought in the late 19th century by Ludwig Messel stockbroker who (along with his head gardener) created a stunning garden with plants collected from around the world. The house was partially destroyed by fire in 1947 but the romantic ruins of the Gothic mansion remain surrounded by roses, magnolia, honeysuckle and wisteria. Let’s enjoy this famous rose garden for a moment.

National Trust Houses:  Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent. This castle was transformed in the 1930s by the poet and writer, Vita Sackville-West and her husband. A prison in the 1700s and a home to the women’s land army during the Second World War, this castle has a fascinating past. Today, take inspiration from the beautiful interiors and discover a comfortable reading nook inside the tower library. Enjoy Vita Sackville West’s beautiful garden that reflects the romance of her poetry and…

National Trust Houses: Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent. This castle was transformed in the 1930s by the poet and writer, Vita Sackville-West and her husband. A prison in the 1700s and a home to the women’s land army during the Second World War, this castle has a fascinating past. Today, take inspiration from the beautiful interiors and discover a comfortable reading nook inside the tower library. Enjoy Vita Sackville West’s beautiful garden that reflects the romance of her poetry and…

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