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Visiting stately homes in the North West of England is a great way to explore the region’s rich history and architecture. Renting a car from Easihire or any other car rental company is a convenient way to travel between these beautiful estates. Here are some of the best stately homes to visit in the North West of England:

  1. Chatsworth House (Derbyshire): While not technically in the North West, it’s just on the border. Chatsworth House is one of England’s most famous stately homes, known for its stunning gardens, art collection, and grand architecture.
  2. Lyme Park (Cheshire): This magnificent mansion is surrounded by a beautiful deer park and was the filming location for Mr. Darcy’s home, Pemberley, in the 1995 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.
  3. Tatton Park (Cheshire): Tatton Park is known for its neoclassical mansion, extensive gardens, and a deer park. It offers a glimpse into the life of the Egerton family who lived there.
  4. Dunham Massey (Cheshire): This Georgian mansion is set in a large deer park and features beautifully landscaped gardens. It’s known for its rich history and fascinating collections.
  5. Arley Hall and Gardens (Cheshire): Arley Hall is a historic country house with stunning gardens that have been featured in various films and TV shows. The house is still privately owned by the same family that built it in the 19th century.
  6. Hoghton Tower (Lancashire): Known as the “Castle in the Sky,” Hoghton Tower is a medieval manor house with impressive architecture and views over the Lancashire countryside.
  7. Holker Hall (Cumbria): Located in the Lake District, Holker Hall is a beautiful stately home with extensive gardens. It’s a great place to visit while exploring the Lake District’s natural beauty.
  8. Sizergh Castle (Cumbria): This medieval house in the Lake District is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is known for its rich history and stunning interiors.
  9. Leighton Hall (Lancashire): This charming country house is still privately owned and offers guided tours that provide insight into the family’s history and traditions.
  10. Speke Hall (Merseyside): A Tudor manor house with beautiful gardens and a fascinating history. It’s one of the National Trust’s properties and is conveniently located near Liverpool.

Before you set out on your journey, make sure to check the opening hours, ticket prices, and any COVID-19 restrictions that might be in place at these stately homes. Having a rental car from Easihire will give you the flexibility to explore these historic sites at your own pace and enjoy the picturesque countryside of the North West of England.

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