Titchfield Abbey

The Abbey is Medieval and was founded in 1222 for Premonstratensian Cannons an austere order of priests, during its three Centuries as a monasteries the monks were devoted to scholarships . The Abbey closed in 1537 by Henry V111 of England during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, the Abbey was transformed into a grand mansion for Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl of Southampton a loyal civil servant to King Henry V111. The ruined Abbey is now run by English Heritage and is open daily it can by found in Mill Lane. Titchfield Hampshire near Fareham.

Glenfinnan Monument

Glenfinnan Monument stands on the bank of Loch Shiel with a kilted Highlander standing on top. There is a narrow spiral staircase to the top for a 360 degree panoramic views across water , mountains and the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The monument was built in 1815 for the brave Highlanders who fought in the rising of the jacobite in 1745. This is where Bonny Prince Charles met clans chiefs to muster their men and join him in trying to restore the Stuarts to the British throne. Today it look after by the National Trust of Scotland .

The Gatehouse

Dunster Castle Exmoor Somerset impressive gatehouse built in the Medieval time, the castle is the home of the Luttrell family for over 600 years. It run by the National Trust, there is also a 18th Century watermill and a riverside wooded garden, and also dog friendly but must be on a short lead.

Bodiam Castle

A 14th Century moated castle built in 1380 in East Sussex countryside. It was built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge ,a former Knight of Richard 111. There are rumour’s of ghost haunting the castle, a lady in red has been seen in one of the windows in the towers. Today the National Trust run and look after the castle.