Known for its hot spring baths, baked buns, aqua stained glass and Georgian architecture, this ancient city is a beauty to explore.
On Day 5 of the To the Manor Born tour with WLIW, we set off for The Greenway Estate, the holiday home and gardens of the world’s greatest mystery writer, Agatha Christie. We later continued on to Sidmouth.
The Cornwall fishing village Port Isaac is the setting of Doc Martin, a favorite British program on WLIW. Our Tour the Manor Born tour enjoyed a walking tour of the village.
On Day 3 of WLIW’s To the Manor Born tour, we explored the Georgian architecture, Roman Baths and Bath Abbey in the city of Bath before traveling to Cricket St. Thomas for tea.
On the To the Manor Born tour, we had the grounds to ourselves, a private luncheon, and the chance to answers our questions about the real residence of the Lords and Ladies of Carnarvon, which inspired “Downton Abbey.”
Day 2 of the WLIW To the Manor Born tour included a private visit to Highclere Castle, the historic castle where Downton Abbey was filmed, and a baking lesson in Bath.
Scenes from Windsor and the Windsor Castle grounds, including royal ice cream stands, on the WLIW To the Manor Born tour.
What to look for at Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel and in the charming town of Windsor, plus travel tips.
British TV maven Deborah Gilbert and WLIW staff will be sharing their adventures in England. See what the highlights are, from private tours to cooking experiences, and follow the tour with #WLIWTravel.
When selecting a book (or two) for your travels, what better place to find a great book than PBS’s The Great American Read? Here are some travel-companion reads by British authors.