Tea and coffee arrived in Britain in the middle of the seventeenth century. The East India Company brought delicate porcelain teapots and tea bowls from China. The growing fashion for tea drinking in mid eighteenth century inspired the British and Europea
Yew Tree Farm in the Lake District in Cumbria. The Farm House (c. is one of the most photographed farms in the North as it was owned by Beatrix Potter in the & still retains most of her furnishings & original decor.