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House & Garden tours

Cities shape culture. For this reason many, perhaps a majority, of cultural holidays relate in some way to the urban environment. MRT’s houses and gardens tours, by contrast, focus on a type of domestic architecture that is specifically set against the idea of the city: these villas, private gardens and country houses were to be places of escape, of freedom and self-expression, where the preoccupations of the city were kept distant. Many are accessible only by private arrangement. All remain oases of harmonious tranquility.

 

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Great Houses of the North Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Co. Durham, Northumberland

21 - 30 Jun 2019 £3,590
14 space(s) remaining
Castle Howard, engraving based on Colen Cambell’s Vitruvius Britannicus, 1720s.
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Versailles: Seat of the Sun King The greatest palace & garden

28 Jun - 01 Jul 2019 £1,910
4 space(s) remaining
Hall of Mirrors, Versailles.
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Royal Parks Walk London’s green lungs

01 Jul 2019 £195
11 space(s) remaining
Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, steel engraving, 19th c.
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