Justin Jeffrey

Justin Jeffrey

Friday, 23 April 2010 01:00

SS Great Britain

Brunel's SS Great Britain is an all-weather attraction.

SS Great Britain is fully accessible, and a massive hit with people of all ages. An advanced passenger steamship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, for the Great Western Steamship Company's transatlantic service between Bristol and New York.

Friday, 23 April 2010 01:00

Swindon Railway Museum

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway.

The museum tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on the Great Western Railway, a network that, through the pioneering vision and genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, set the standard for rail travel.

Friday, 23 April 2010 01:00

Stourhead House and Garden

Stourhead features one of the world's finest 18th-century landscape gardens.

A magnificent lake is central to the design, and there are classical temples, enchanting grottos and rare and exotic trees. The Hoare family history can be uncovered at Stourhead House.

Friday, 23 April 2010 01:00

Longleat House and Safari Park

Longleat Safari Park, in Wiltshire, England was opened in 1966.

Longleat Safari Park was the first drive-through safari park outside of Africa. The park is situated in the grounds of Longleat House, the home of the 7th Marquess of Bath and a tourist attraction in its own right.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt, The national Arboretum in Gloucestershire.

Westonbirt Arboretum is one of the most spectacular tree gardens in the world. An historic collection of over 3000 different trees and shrub species many of which are rare or endangered in their native lands.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

Cotswold Country Park & Beach

Offering everything from peaceful lakeside walks to cycle and boat hire, and catering for everything from birthday parties to lakeside family barbeques too!

This is the proud home of the UK’s largest inland beach and the recently refurbished Watermark Café, Bar & Gift Shop and truly do offer a great day out for all the family.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

Roman Baths

Visit the Roman Baths, heart of the World Heritage Site.

The Roman Baths have Britain's only hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent temple and bathing complex that still flows with natural hot water.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England. It is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

Bath Assembly Rooms

The Assembly Rooms were at the heart of fashionable Georgian society.

When completed in 1771, they were described as 'the most noble and elegant of any in the kingdom. The perfect venue for entertainment.

Thursday, 22 April 2010 01:00

American Museum in Britain

The American Museum in Britain takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the 20th century.

With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American culture.

The only museum of Americana outside the United States, the museum was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe. The museum's collection of furniture, paintings, quilts, silver and glass is presented in a series of period rooms within the historic Claverton Manor. Our textile and map collections are also on show in the Textile Room and Map Room.

In the basement is the permanent American Heritage Exhibition, which tells the stories of the Founding Fathers, Native Americans and the Civil War, through a series of interactive galleries that bring the development of America and American culture to life with bright and tactile exhibits - great for kids of all ages!

Throughout the season there is a range of exciting events planned, including traditional American music concerts, Kids' activities and Living History Events.

The museum is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with spectacular views over the valley of the River Avon. The grounds total some 120 acres, of which forty are open to visitors.


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The American Museum in Britain
Claverton Manor


01225 460503

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