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Chatsworth Christmas Market

Chatsworth House and Christmas Market After several months of planning Tuesday 9th November finally arrived and what started out as a History Group and Ladies only trip was upon us. There were a couple of slight complications on the way to the big day ie having to change coach...

History of a Northamptonshire Farmhouse

On Tuesday 19th October, the history group met at the Queens Head in Nassington for a presentation on ‘A Northamptonshire Farmhouse’ given by Kate Mawer. This was the first time we had had a presentation as we normally travel out on trips, however everyone was delighted hearing the interesting...

Crowland Abbey

Well, what a wonderfully warm and sunny September day we had for our history group tour to Crowland or Croyland Abbey. Fifteen of our members congregated outside this magnificent building before being greeted inside the Abbey with tea, coffee and biscuits. We were then introduced to our tour guide...

Deene Park and House

If you haven’t already visited Deene Park then this is a ‘must see’ stately home with a very chequered past, including associations with The Magna Carta and the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava. The house is currently owned and occupied by the Brudenell family,...

Belvoir Castle

Eleven of us set off in three cars for our visit to Belvoir Castle near Grantham. We were offered a parking space inside the grounds which we readily accepted as it was a fair walk from the regular parking at the bottom of the hill. We had asked if...

Wadenhoe Tour

The Wadenhoe tour  A number of intrepid history adventurers set out on a chilly, rainy, windy day to met up with our guide, Steve Hall, at 11am for our tour of the delightful historic village of Wadenhoe which nestles along the banks of the river Nene. The village is...

Elton Tour

ELTON HISTORY TRAIL The history group had a wonderful fun day out discovering more about the picturesque historic village of Elton, just a few minutes away from Yarwell Mill.  Skies were a little grey with bright spells, giving us a good opportunity for exploring the Village. At the start...