Of course you can. Most of us have done much longer journeys of a week to several weeks, but with the demands of jobs and families there is much to recommend the 4 day adventure. Many people can shave a Friday and Monday off their allotted vacation time, and leaving on a Friday and returning on a Monday can eliminate some of the morning and evening megalopolis traffic crush. I plan each day to be about to miles in length, which is absurdly short to folks who prefer to roam the freeways.
Beyond Chequers Cottages go left at the footpath sign. On reaching a lane go briefly left, then right at another footpath sign, to head diagonally right through pasture. Passing between a shelter shed and Pond Farm, bear left and follow the field path to a kissing gate.
Follow it uphill to a left turn on to another green lane, which curves left. Upon reaching a tarmac lane turn right. Just before the Plough pub go right, over a stile.
At a road junction bear right to a footpath sign beside a de-restriction sign. Turn sharp left to pass a modern farm building. Follow the track until it turns left - here your path turns right, along the edge of a wood. Turn left at the next footpath post.
Cross a lime avenue to a superb stretch of deer park. Just beyond an oak, at a footpath post, bear left towards a house with a big gable, outside the park. Leave the deer park through a kissing gate. Turn right on to a lane. Turn left at the junction past Whitehall Farm.
Across a lane the footpath climbs on a grassy track, then runs alongside hedges and through a horse paddock to reach a lane. Here you turn left. When you reach a junction turn right.
At the boundary wall of Temple Dinsley park, now home to Princess Helena College, turn left, back to Preston village green.
Kingswalden Bury house can be seen from the adjacent churchyard and from the footpath to its north. The deer park is a particularly happy one, sloping from the house into a superb dry valley which means that, as it disappears downhill, the owner could be forgiven for thinking it stretched to infinity.
Its grassland, dotted with fine parkland trees - mainly oaks and sweet chestnuts - is now grazed by sheep. Suprisingly the present Kingswalden Bury house dates from only The Hale family owned the estate from until Their altered and enlarged 17th-century house was drastically recast in Neo-Elizabethan style by the new owners in It was finally demolished to make way for the current house which was designed by the then leading contemporary practitioners of the revived Georgian or Palladian style, Raymond Erith and Quinlan Terry The style is still popular with country house owners.
In Kingswalden Bury the pair produced a mansion of which Andrea Palladio himself, the great 16th-century Venetian architect, would have been proud. It has pantile roofs and a five-bay centre, with a pediment and two storeys of columns, flanked by simpler two-bay projecting wings.
Back in Preston you pass the entrance to Princess Helena College, a girls boarding school, which moved here from London in From the gates you can get a glimpse of the mansion itself, set in Temple Dinsley Park.
The Georgian core was built for Benedict Ithell inbut the rest of the building is by Edwin Lutyens and E J Lander who swamped it in and respectively.
When the Templars were suppressed in it passed to the Knights Hospitallers until the Dissolution of the monasteries.
A house replaced it in but was subsequently demolished and only a few stone coffin lids have been dug up over the years. Where to eat and drink The Red Lion in Preston has been a community-owned pub since Both pubs are built of 18th-century red brick.
Built by Edward Gilbert aroundthe mansion was altered and then radically recast in for the Bowes-Lyon family. The Bury was the childhood home of the late Queen Mother. Its superb, 40 acre 16ha gardens have changed little since they were laid out in the late s.
Elements of the gardens include woodland, temples and statues. They are open on some summer Sunday afternoons. What to look for The hamlet of Cox Green, west of Preston has a number of impressive, 16th-century farm buildings.
First, to the left of the route, Leggatts Farm has a late medieval hall and Tudor cross wing. Turning right you descend to Wantsend Farm with a big four-shaft early 17th-century chimneystack and a Tudor cross wing.Background on Billie Preston and Patches In , the city of Aurora expanded to include the land that Billie Preston and her horse, Patches, lived on.
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