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    © Wallington
  • Site of the Week

    Our site of the week is Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.

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  • Who was Capability Brown?

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    Find out more about the Capability Brown Festival 2016, which celebrates the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

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    © Portrait of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, c.1770-75, Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)/Private Collection/Bridgeman Images
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    There are more than 250 attributed and definite Lancelot Brown sites across the UK. Find one near you!

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    Site of the Week: Belvoir Castle

    21 October 2016
    category: General

    There were always rumours that ‘Capability’ Brown had designed the vast 2,300-acre landscape that surrounds Belvoir Castle. But there was no proof. Then, one day in 2008, completely out of the blue, the archivist discovered a huge dusty old plan of the gardens dated 1780, by Lancelot Brown.

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    Enter our #CapabilityColours Competition!

    21 October 2016
    category: General

    Autumn has well a truly started, so join in our new leaf-peeping photography competition and you could win one of three great Capability Brown prizes.

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    The Wallington Red Squirrels

    21 October 2016
    category: General

    Red squirrels at Wallington would be a familiar sight to the young Lancelot Brown as he walked several miles to school in the Wallington Estate village of Cambo each day from his home in nearby Kirkharle, and as much part of the landscape as the trees, lakes and streams he was later to manipulate to create the ideal of the English landscape we see in his work today.

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