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A 300 year old tree in the grounds of Hughenden, Disraeli’s former home, has been declared a champion tree as the largest recorded horse-chestnut in the UK.
A historic woodland felled for the war effort is being reinstated on the Slindon Estate. The project to restore an area the size of 105 football pitches makes it our largest tree planting project to date.
Inspired by Mike Leigh’s film of JMW Turner, this exhibition features over 30 works of art on loan from major collections. Highlights include rarely seen portraits of the artist, iconic Turner oil paintings such as The New Moon (Tate) and Calais Sands (Bury Art Museum), and outstanding examples of his watercolours of the British and European landscape.
Did you know that one of the long standing Christmas traditions at Bodiam Castle is a group of archers shooting Christmas puddings?
The Government are developing a new national high speed rail network (HS2), and we need to do everything in our power to ensure the scheme is as good as possible. We are working with local authorities, parish councils, communities and HS2 Ltd for the best possible mitigation, to minimise impact both on our places and Aylesbury residents.