Category: General

Shooting, Fishing & Golf in Suffolk 0

Shooting, Fishing & Golf in Suffolk

 Arranging for a gang of friends or family to hire a big house for the weekend is great – but what will you do all day? One of our lovely estates in Suffolk has...

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A visit to Burghley!

Last weekend I was fortunate to visit Burghley House and stay in one of the cottages on the estate. The house is described as England’s ‘Greatest Elizabethan House’ and, well, it is great. Whilst...

The Perfect Country House Weekend in Wales 0

The Perfect Country House Weekend in Wales

It’s a hard old life, working for Landed Houses – very high stress, lots of antisocial hours. We’re not just drinking cocktails you know, we’re working. So imagine how lovely it was to be...

Rally Driving Through The Welsh Forest 0

Rally Driving Through The Welsh Forest

Here at Landed Houses, we spend quite a lot of time getting to know our houses, and what you could do if you were staying in them as a guest.  Plas Dinam, in mid-Wales,...

Wild Swimming In the Estate Lake… 0

Wild Swimming In the Estate Lake…

Here at Landed Houses, we quite often get enquiries from swimmers looking for houses with lakes, ponds and rivers, in which they can indulge their passion – wild swimming! Wild swimming is growing in...

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How it all started

How it all started… The Old Rectory at Shelton, Norfolk, was the first house I ever rented. It was a freezing weekend in January 2009 in a house which would struggle to be called...

Stately homes for hire in the film industry 0

Stately homes for hire in the film industry

Occasionally, here at Landed Houses, we have freelance writers scribble a bit in our Blog, and this time, we’d like to welcome Michael Goodwin, who’s written us a piece on how stately homes play their...

Types of Game – Shooting in the UK 0

Types of Game – Shooting in the UK

As part of our education on shooting (whole new world!), and having been embarrassed by mixing up pheasant and partridge, we thought we’d look at the four main types of game shooting there is...