Visit: 3 nights in Suffolk
| Suffolk - various
Staying in the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a charming black and white 15th-century hotel, this tour will include Grimsthope Castle Bourne, Lincolnshire; a walking tour of Lavenham and a visit to its medieval Guildhall; Kentwell Hall - a moated mellow redbrick Tudor mansion; and Long Melford Church.
The trip will also include a day devoted to the artists Constable and Gainsborough who have made Suffolk their home, with a visit to Gainsboroughâ€™s House and Christchurch Mansion. There will also be a rare opportunity to visit Columbine Hall a moated 14th century manor house.
The final day includes a visit to Euston Hall the home of the Dukes of Grafton for over 300 years. This elegant red brick mansion contains a superb collection of paintings which include works by Van Dyck, Lely, and Stubbs.