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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park was designed and built in two stages. The first stage (1692) was designed by Samuel Hauduroy, and the second stage (1704) by the well-known architect William Talman. Dyrham Park has been featured in films such as 1993's Remains of the Day. The house was built by William Blathwayt who was King William III's Secretary of War. His passion for all things Dutch can be seen in the paintings and furniture to be seen in the house. Today, Dyrham Park is managed by the National Trust.

Dyrham Park
Dyrham Park features 110 hectares of garden and rolling parkland.

Dyrham Park
Visitors to Dyrham Park are likely to encounter the deer which wander throughout the park.

Dyrham Park
Dyrham Park is located a short drive from Bath on the A46. The house is open to visitors from 11AM-5PM from 13 March to 31 October in 2010 and the park from 11AM-5:30PM throughout the year. Visitors to Dyrham Park should also visit nearby Prior Park Landscape Garden, Lacock Abbey, and Tyntesfield.

Dyrham Park
Dyrham, near Bath
SN14 8ER
Tel: 0117 9372501
Map of Dyrham Park

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