Dyrham HouseDyrham Park. Category Food and Drink, Outdoor Activities, Museums & Galleries, Shopping, For the Family, For the Kids, For Adults
Set in a beautiful Gloucestershire valley and surrounded by 110 hectares (272 acres) of garden and rolling parkland, this grand baroque house with spectacular sweeping views towards Bristol was designed by Talman for William Blathwayt, Secretary at War during the reign of William III.
Lavish 17th-century collections reflect the fashion for all things Dutch, including paintings and furniture. Later 18th-century additions include furniture by Gillow and Linnell, and the Victorian domestic quarters provide visitors with an intriguing insight into life below stairs.