This unusual Dutch-style house was built in 1662 by William Craven as a house fit for the queen he loved, Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia. Now managed by the National Trust.
Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds. Family home of Lord Faringdon, who continues to care for the property as well as the family art collection, the Faringdon Collection, which is displayed in the house.
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Great Coxwell Barn
The Great Barn in Great Coxwell village is the sole surviving part of a thriving 13th-century grange that once provided vital income to Beaulieu Abbey. Now managed by the National Trust.
Kelmscott Manor was built around 1600. William Morris chose it as his summer home. The house contains an outstanding collection of the possessions and works of Morris, his family and associates.
This large Iron Age hillfort and Dragon Hill, a natural mound associated in legend with St George, are close to the Uffington White Horse and the Ridgeway.
A fine and atmospheric Neolithic chambered long barrow 2km (1 ¼ miles) along the Ridgeway from the Uffington White Horse: it was once believed to be the habitation of the Saxon smith-god Wayland.
White Horse Hill
The internationally-renowned Bronze-Age Uffington White Horse leaps across the head of a dramatic dry valley in the Ridgeway escarpment. Uffington Castle is nearby.