It is not often that you can take the opportunity to discover the real history of an English country home and learn all its secrets direct from a ninth generation resident!
(TRAVPR.COM) UK - September 4th, 2012 - It is not often that you can take the opportunity to discover the real history of an English country home and learn all its secrets direct from a ninth generation resident! George Buchanan, current resident and general manager of the splendid Hodsock Priory located on the border of South Yorkshire and North Nottingham, has created Heritage Tours to allow visitors to enjoy the historic, quirky and somewhat intriguing aspects of the lovingly restored country home.
"We always enjoy opening our doors to guests, delegates and visitors who are truly stunned by the amazing restoration that has taken place at Hodsock in recent years," said George Buchanan. "It's lovely to see the house and gardens come alive with the sound of history, love, laughter, music and fun and is a perfect base to enjoy heritage tours of the county."
In the heart of ‘The Dukeries, there are several attractions close by so whether you prefer the grandeur of stately homes such as Renishaw Hall, the mystery of ruined abbeys such as Roche Abbey and Rufford Abbey or the magnificent gardens and parklands of Clumber Park, there is much to discover and enjoy. Throughout the year on specially selected evening visitors can also enjoy the popular ‘Secrets of Hodsock' evenings when George shares tales, anecdotes and the treasures of the house with visitors. His intimate knowledge and passion for his home brings history to life and is perfect for anyone who enjoys delving into the past.
Hodsock boasts five star accredited self-catering suites. ‘The Courtyard at Hodsock' offers the prefect rural retreat away from the demands of twenty first century life and is able to accommodate well behaved pets and visitors with limited mobility. "Our overnight visitors to Hodsock leave feeling rejuvenated and revitalised after spending time on our lovely estate," said George. "The peace and quiet is completely restorative and the immediate locality offers many more place of historic interest to explore."
Enjoy an exclusive and affordable short break at Hodsock Priory this autumn.
All stays are based on a per room per night basis, for two people sharing a luxury double or twin suite. All rooms are en-suite and have kitchenette and living area. Prices include a hearty home cooked full English breakfast. Mid weeks and some weekends available, contact +44 (0)1909 591 204 or visit www.hodsockpriory.com.
£80 for one night, £120 for a two night stay or £150 for a three night break.
The annual snowdrop spectacular, for which Hodsock is famous, will take place between 2nd February and 3rd March 2013.
Hodsock Priory is a privately owned 800 acre estate located close to the borders of South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire. It is currently occupied and managed by the ninth generation of the resident Buchanan family. It is famous for The Hodsock Snowdrops each February when the public are invited to witness the beautiful, picturesque setting of the Hodsock estate. 2012 sees the twenty first anniversary of the Snowdrop Spectacular when special events will be taking place.
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Helen Dillon-Pearson Flourish Marketing & PR
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