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25 March 2020VISIT TO WIGHTWICK MANOR and CHILLINGTON HALL
22 April 2020VISIT TO PLAS NEWYDD, LLANGOLLEN and ERDDIG HALL
31 May 2020FIVE DAY TOUR: HISTORIC HOUSES AND HERITAGE OF SUFFOLK

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VISIT TO WIGHTWICK MANOR and CHILLINGTON HALL
Wednesday 25 March 2020

In the morning we will visit Chillington Hall where we will have a private guided tour. The Hall is a Georgian country house four miles northwest of Wolverhampton and has been the residence of the Giffard family for over 800 years. The Grade I listed house was designed by Francis Smith in 1724 and John Soane in 1785. The park and lake were landscaped by Capability Brown.

The afternoon will be spent at Wightwick Manor, a Victorian manor house built and furnished under the influence of the Aesthetic movement and the Arts and Craft movement. It houses an important collection of Pre-Raphaelite and Arts and Crafts pictures and furnishings. The House is set in 17 acres of woodland and gardens, including a Victorian and Edwardian garden with formal beds, herbaceous borders and terrace.

The cost is £38 for National Trust Members and £50 for non-NT members. It includes coach travel, admissions and a buffet lunch.

Image: Saloon at Chillington Hall