The man in the painting
This was our second visit to Bowood. Our first visit to the house and gardens was eight years ago. At that time we did not come any further than the adventure playground and the space dive, a spectacular slide with a 19 feet vertical drop, which our girls loved. When we asked them what they would like to do during our recent stay, they were very clear about it: visit Bowood once again. We did not mind at all! Bowood is a magical place, with so much to see. There is the impressive park…
Bradenham Hall, Norfolk
The east aspect of the Hall, home of the Rider Haggard family and where the young LP Hartley went for the summer holidays, later using that experience as the basis of his novel The Go-Between.