Such is the magnificence of Burghley House that even those close to it never cease to be enthralled. Miranda Rock, the present châtelaine of Burghley, who grew up in this majestic Elizabethan house of golden stone, is one.
“There’s so much hype at the moment it’s amazing. But I’m just pretending that it’s not happening, because I don’t want to get too excited about it.”
Royal Air Force College Cranwell is overtly grand in both appearance and reputation. Members of the Royal Family, Prime Ministers and even Lawrence of Arabia have all graced the corridors. But the work that goes on behind the scenes to uncover and preserve priceless artefacts and heritage is equally as spectacular. Curator Hazel Crozier showed Alison Sandilands around…
It takes great maturity to be something of a veteran of your sport at the tender age of twenty-one, yet possess enough confidence to switch disciplines less than a year before the biggest opportunity of your career.
World War Two is being brought to life for schoolchildren in Lincolnshire and beyond, thanks to the vision and dedication of one couple who have created a mobile museum.