Snowshill Manner & Gardens

Hi everyone!

Happy Saturday! Hope you’ve all had a great one. 

Today I went exploring to another National Trust property and gardens. This time it was the Snowshill Manner and Gardens, once home to the eccentric Charles Wade. The house is dated back to the late 15th century; it boasts amazing gardens and surroundings, set in the heart of the Cotswolds. 


It’s hard for me to believe that this charming little house holds 22,000 items, all collected by Charles Wade himself. He didn’t want to create a museum, just a collection of things he liked. My personal favourites were the beautiful cabinets filled with numerous trinkets and bits and bobs. 


The attic was my favourite room. It is filled with bicycles. Bicycles on the floor, walls and ceiling, all different sizes. It really does need to be experienced first hand. Oh, and a ship on the ceiling too…


I’ll need to revisit this place. There’s always more to see. I’d like to see the development and progress of the restoration of the model fishing village. 


So, today was just lovely. Life is about seeing new places and trying new things; making memories. I feel like I experienced something else today. I loved it! I’ve genuinely never seen a place like it. 


For more information visit The National Trust Website

Big love xx

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30 responses to “Snowshill Manner & Gardens

  1. Marilyn

    What an interesting home. Glad you enjoyed your visit.
    Marilyn

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  3. The place looks quite interesting! And the photographs are beautiful. Hope I could’ve visited it too. BTW we friends have decided to visit the nearby fort today – let see whether we go there or not (if something else comes up) 🙂

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    • It was very interesting indeed! I couldn’t believe there was so much stuff there. Ohh I’m no pro at taking photos – I just use my iPhone. Shameful really!! Oh did you manage to visit? Hope you had a great time!

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  4. Oh wow, that looks lovely 🙂

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  5. I’ve not heard of this – it looks interesting. I hope you’re enjoying your summer! 🙂

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  6. That’s so pretty! Such a neat place to visit.

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  7. Wow, I can’t imagine all those bicycles in the attic – kind of spooky! Sounds like a very interesting place to see!

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  8. I agree it is so lovely to explore new places. Recently my mother-in law was visiting and I took her to a National Trust Property Angelsey Abbey and Gardens. It wss great.

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  9. Um… can I have those cabinets?! They’re amazing! I love the designs on them and the dark colors would match perfectly with my current decor. :p Sounds like you had a great time!

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