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Over 4 centuries ago, Thrumpton's occupants became entwined in a secret plot to strike a fatal blow to the English monarchy.

English country fields.

Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to 1258. The cathedral contains the world's oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has the best surviving copy (of 4) of the Magna Carta . Although commonly known as Salisbury Cathedral, the official name is the Cathedral of Saint Mary. In 2008, the cathedral celebrated the 750th anniversary of its consecration in 1258.

At the end of the Causeway In Horsham is this beautiful old cottage with St. Marys Church just beyond. photo by Alan Fife

Berrow Mump | Somerset

English countryside, would love to go back to England and see something other than London. We used to live in a quaint village like this. Very peaceful!

The Shire: Ashridge Park, Hertfordshire, #England | National Trust Woodlands carpeted with English Bluebells in Spring.

Castle ruins, Isle of Wight, Scotland

Naunton village in Gloucestershire, England

Hambleton Hall, Rutland

A Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. The crinkle crankle wall economizes on bricks, despite its sinuous configuration, because it can be made just one brick thin. If a wall this thin were to be made in a straight line, without buttresses, it would easily topple over. The alternate convex & concave curves in the wall provide stability & help it to resist lateral forces. The term is thought to come from Old English meaning zig-zag. Suffolk has twice as many as in the rest of the count...

White Cliffs of Dover

english beauty

Narborough Hall

HOW TO SPEAK BRIT by Christopher J. Moore -- The quintessential A to Z guide to British English—perfect for every egghead and bluestocking looking to conquer the language barrier.

Georgian home with lovely garden - Should I repin this on my THou Shall Not Covet or English Gardens - The Long conversation? A lovely example of a gardens slice of heaven.

English Manor

Tour an ancient German castle with a centuries-old secret

Castel Requesens - Catalonia, Spain - Probably existing since the 9th century, the castle is mentioned for the first time in the 11th century. In the 19th century, the ruined castle was rebuilt in a neo-medieval style. The castle was extensively used after the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), when some modern constructions were added to the original structure.

Real Tudor English Country House, dating back to the 12th century. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire