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Family Travel Times: August 2014

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Burghley House, by Robert





My family and I went to Lord Burghley's house in Stamford in Lincolnshire. It was built by William Cecil (Lord Burghley) who was one of the most important advisors to Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century. It is absolutely huge, with lots of grounds. It really looks impressive from the outside, and as I found out, it is impressive inside too!

We followed the Beastly Boring Burghley tour which showed us all around the house. All the children were also given a special book at the end, which was full of interesting information, and it was led by a guide in Elizabethan costume (I think she got very hot!)

Our guide, in the kitchen
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