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Bringing Jane Austen to Life

If you're a Jane Austen fan, the names of the settings in her stories are as readily recognizable as those of her characters. Ever wished to take a peek inside Netherfield, or admire Pemberley from across the lake? It's easier to follow in the footsteps of Lizzie and Darcy or Elinor and Marianne than you might think. Here's our pick of National Trust places that have starred in adaptations of Austen's novels.
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National Trust Podcast of the Week: September 21 2020

Join Bettany Hugh on a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire. Here the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world stands at the center of one of the greatest concentrations of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in Western Europe and holds vital clues to story of Britain, and its relationship to the wider world.
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National Trust Podcast of the Week: September 14 2020

Upton House in Warwickshire was one of four houses owned by Walter Samuel, the 2nd Lord Bearsted, who was one of the richest men in Britain before the Second World War. When he bought this estate in 1927 it satisfied all those favourite pre-war pursuits for the well-heeled British, but there is more to this house, and its former owner, than meets the eye.
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