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Thursford Collection
Thursford Collection
Thursford Collection is open as a working museum from Good Friday to end September, (closed Saturdays) when all our mechanical organs are played and shows are given on the Wurlitzer by Robert Wolfe.
The Historic Royal Burgh of Jedburgh, once a residence of Scottish kings, lies 10 miles north of the border with England. Winner of the country town prize in Beautiful Scotland in Bloom.
Saint Hill Manor
Saint Hill Manor
One of the finest Sussex sandstone buildings in England, Saint Hill Manor was built in 1792 by Gibbs Crawford.
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The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse, Scotland's first, dedicated, national centre for architecture and design, was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth in 1999, a renamed, £13 million conversion of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's 1895 Glasgow Herald newspaper office.
Penrhyn Castle
Penrhyn Castle
Built for the wealthy Pennant family on the profits of Welsh slate and Jamaican sugar, Penrhyn Castle is an extravagant example of early 19th century neo-Norman architecture.
Leatherhead ';The Gateway to the Surrey Hills', provides an excellent base for visitors wishing to explore the beautiful Surrey countryside and variety of nearby attractions.
The town of Heywood, three miles west of Rochdale, has its origins in the 13th century, but the area owes much of its charm and character to Robert Peel, (the father of Sir Robert Peel, originator of Britain's first police force).
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