Jonny Loughridge

I’ll be going to Art College to study Graphic Design in September. For the past couple of years I’ve been a professional photographer at events. I travel from Ballymena each week, to get the opportunity to explore the unique history of Mount Stewart.

Jonny Loughridge
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Picnics at Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden, Kent

Our meadow makes the perfect spot for a summer picnic with glorious views over Ide Hill. Bring a blanket and relax with delicious food under sunny skies. There’s post-picnic fun to be found with garden games in the discovery cabin, a tepee amongst the trees and adventures in the wild play area.

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The Landemare Café at Chartwell

Chartwell, Kent

Enjoy a lunch with us at the Landemare café and what would a visit to the National Trust be without a scone and tea?

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Outdoor theatre at Ormesby Hall

Ormesby Hall, Redcar & Cleveland

Take a trip across the sea with Chapterhouse Theatre Company in the garden of Ormesby Hall.

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May half-term at Lyveden

Lyveden, Northamptonshire

Get closer to nature this May half-term.

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Spring Walking at Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden, Kent

Now's the perfect time to get out exploring as the garden and wider estate springs back to life. From early spring daffodils to the later bluebells, there's so much colour to be seen and breath-taking views across the Weald of Kent to sit and enjoy.

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Ormesby Hall's Summer of Sport

Ormesby Hall, Redcar & Cleveland

Get active this summer with a range of sports to enjoy.

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Walking through the Ormesby Hall estate

Ormesby Hall, Redcar & Cleveland

Explore the Ormesby estate on a seasonal walk.

Ormesby Hall

near Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland

Family home with beautiful formal gardens, surrounded by sprawling parkland

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Roses in Bloom at Chartwell

Chartwell, Kent

Roses have long been associated with the Churchill's and their family home, Chartwell in Kent. With a walled rose garden alive with colour and a separate rose avenue bursting with fragrance, it's not hard to see why. Uncover the history and romance behind these areas on your next visit to find out why the rose garden was Clementine's favourite place.

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May days at Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe Place, Kent

A spring visit to Smallhythe Place. With new exhibitions, kids' crafts activities, colourful gardens and performances in The Barn Theatre, it's the perfect time to explore and spend some quality time with the family.

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Summer holidays at Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe Place, Kent

A summer visit to Smallhythe Place. With new exhibitions, kids' crafts activities, colourful gardens and performances in The Barn Theatre and in the open-air, it's the perfect time to explore and spend some quality time with the family.

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Winter Walks at Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden, Kent

Blow away the cobwebs on a frosty walk around Emmetts Garden. Follow one of our downloadable trails and you may even end up at our neighbouring National Trust places of Toys Hill and Chartwell.

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Outdoor cinema at Ormesby Hall

Ormesby Hall, Redcar & Cleveland

Outdoor cinema comes to Ormesby Hall for the first time.

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Winter Family Fun at Emmetts

Emmetts Garden, Kent

Pull on those boots, grab that scarf and get to Emmetts Garden for a wintry outdoor adventure. Get stuck into the monkey-puzzle trail this Feb half-term, try our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenges and go wild in our outdoor play area.

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Political gardening at Wentworth Castle Gardens

As you walk around this impressive landscape, you’re looking at centuries of drama and politics. But how do monuments, statues and buildings help us truly understand the history of this place?

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Croquet Hire at Chartwell

Chartwell, Kent

Croquet enthusiasts, make your summer special by hiring our croquet lawn. Teams can even hire our high-end Jacques kit to play the traditional game in our historical setting. There's no booking required; just turn up and play. Find out when you can hire our lawn along with prices here.

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Picnics at Chartwell

Chartwell, Kent

With stunning views and plenty of perfect spots to lay down a blanket, Chartwell's an ideal place to visit with a picnic this summer.

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Summer Walks Across The Chartwell Estate

Chartwell, Kent

Stretch your legs in the sunshine on a walk around the estate at Chartwell. Download one of our trails on your phone or pick up a walks leaflet in our visitor welcome centre.