Burton Dassett Hills - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Burton Dassett Hills
Burton Dassett Hills Country Park is a country park in southeastern Warwickshire, England. It was created as a country park in 1971 and is run by Warwickshire County Council. The area comprises a group of ironstone hills, which are named after the village of Burton Dassett which is located in the hills. The hills rise to 203m (666 ft) above sea level and are situated half a mile east of the M40 motorway.
Attractions Near Burton Dassett Hills
A majestic-eighteenth century stone house with a landscape garden designed with the help of Sanderson Miller. The Hall is a lovely Grade I listed late 17th-century country house built by William Holbech in 1684 and extensively remodelled between 1745-1750 by William Holbech the Younger.
A majestic motor museum which was home to world’s largest collection of historic British cars - from the very first Land Rover to Lady Penelope’s FAB1. Take a walk in the 'Time Road' and discover how motoring and family life has changed through the decades as the cars are brought to life by their costumed explainers or join one of their free guided tours.
Upton House is a country house in the civil parish of Ratley and Upton, in the English county of Warwickshire. It was built in 1695 for Sir Rushout Cullen. There are large lawns, terraced borders, elegant stone staircases, rose garden, orchards, and a rare kitchen display garden as well as National Collections of Aster amellus, Aster cordifolius, and Aster ericoïdes.
Compton Verney Art Gallery is an art gallery at Compton Verney, England. It is housed in Compton Verney House, a restored Grade I listed 18th-century mansion surrounded by 120 acres of parkland which was landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. The Art Gallery is home to six permanent collections including Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800; Northern European medieval art from 1450–1650; British portraits including paintings of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and so more.
Chesterton Windmill is a 17th-century cylindric stone tower windmill with an arched base, located outside the village of Chesterton, Warwickshire. It is a Grade I listed building and a striking landmark in south-east Warwickshire. It stands on a hilltop overlooking the Roman Fosse Way about five miles south-east of Warwick. The mill was built in the years 1632-1633 and remained in use until about 1910 when its machinery ceased to work.
Ufton Fields is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest and local nature reserve in Warwickshire, England. It is situated on the A425 close to the village of Ufton, between Southam and Leamington Spa. The reserve is owned by Warwickshire County Council and is administered and run by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. It covers an area of 77 acres .
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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.