Golden Cap Association (West Dorset)

a local association of the National Trust

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a local association of the National Trust

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 Not a promising start as we boarded the coach in drizzle then drove through showers and wind. However the elements eventually relented to give us a reasonably warm and mainly dry visit. Not a promising start as we boarded the coach in drizzle then drove through showers and wind. However the elements eventually relented to give us a reasonably warm and mainly dry visit.
  
-Coleton Fishacre near Kingsear ​in Devon is a National Trust property built in the Arts & Crafts style. The house is set in lovely grounds with many viewpoints overlooking the sea. It was built as a holiday home for Rupert D'Oyly Carte in true 1920s elegance and furnished accordingly. Some of the furniture was owned by the D'Oyly Cartes and the rooms have a feeling that they have only just popped out for a moment.+Coleton Fishacre near Kingswear ​in Devon is a National Trust property built in the Arts & Crafts style. The house is set in lovely grounds with many viewpoints overlooking the sea. It was built as a holiday home for Rupert D'Oyly Carte in true 1920s elegance and furnished accordingly. Some of the furniture was owned by the D'Oyly Cartes and the rooms have a feeling that they have only just popped out for a moment.
  
 The beautiful gardens surrounding the building are well worth the journey in their own right and even the lack of sunshine couldn'​t detract from them.  The beautiful gardens surrounding the building are well worth the journey in their own right and even the lack of sunshine couldn'​t detract from them. 

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