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Located in the charming village of Snowshill in Gloucestershire, England, this 16th-century manor exudes timeless charm and invites visitors to embark on a captivating voyage into the past. The manor's history is intricately woven into the very fabric of its ancient walls, having witnessed centuries of stories unfold within its hallowed halls.

Originally acquired by Charles Paget Wade in 1919, an eccentric collector and visionary, Snowshill Manor became his lifelong passion project. Wade's insatiable curiosity and love for art, craftsmanship, and cultural artefacts led him to amass a staggering collection of over 22,000 objects from around the world. From Japanese armour and samurai swords to delicate porcelain figurines and exquisite textiles, each item within the manor's vast assemblage carries its own tale, reflecting the eclectic tastes and passions of its collector.

The charm of Snowshill Manor extends beyond its interior, as the meticulously maintained gardens are a real joy to wander around and there are some fascinating corners (inc a replica of a dock and a model railway) to checkout on route.

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Open hours today: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
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    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Tuesday

    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Wednesday

    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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    11:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • June 23, 2024 6:57 am local time

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