Inspirational Places – Hoghton Tower, Lancashire

Historic House in the Heart of Lancashire This Father’s Day I enjoyed a visit to one of the most impressive historic houses in the North West. Hoghton Tower is one of the finest Renaissance buildings in the country and I was surprised at just how much there is to see at the venue. Elevated on [...]

July 7th, 2016|Inspiration|

Inspirational Places – Gawthorpe Hall, Lancashire

Elizabethan Hall in Lancashire In this latest blog about inspirational places I’ve pulled together a few photos and thoughts on one of the finest historic country houses in Lancashire. Tucked away on the bank of the River Calder in the shadow of Pendle Hill, Gawthorpe Hall is a fantastic Jacobean Hall with a rich history. [...]

March 17th, 2016|Inspiration|

Inspirational Places – The Playfair Building

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh As I discussed in my last post, I was recently lucky enough to attend a ceremony at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The portrait collection on display there was fantastic but so too was the Playfair Building, a beautiful neo-classical building designed by the great Scottish [...]

April 9th, 2013|Inspiration|