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Posts tagged ‘Landmark Trust’

Irish Landmark Trust: Dog-friendly vacation rentals with history and charm

Can you tell that I’m already making plans for our next vacation? Back in 2009 I pointed you towards Landmark Trust and National Trust vacation rental properties in the U.K. (and elsewhere, including, blissfully, France and Italy) that welcome pet dogs, and a few months later I added a post about Scotland’s dog-friendly National Trust vacation rental properties. I remember (or I think I do, at least) looking for similar options in Ireland, and not finding them.

How happy I was  … Read more

Dog-friendly vacation rental: History and charm in Vermont

In my last post, I mentioned that a handful of Landmark Trust properties are located in the United States and managed by Landmark Trust USA. They include Rudyard Kipling’s Vermont home, a 200 year-old farm that for 20 years was home to Carthusian monks, a Greek Revival farmhouse with magnificent views of Mount Monadnock, and a cozy former sugarhouse located near Brattleboro.

Upon enquiry, I learned that the Sugarhouse is dog-friendly. There is no limit on the number of dogs that  … Read more

Dog-friendly vacation rentals: History and charm in Britain

How would you like to vacation here?  “This most picturesque row of 17th-century cottages is in the Gloucestershire village of Snowshill, set high in the northern Cotswolds, two miles south of Broadway. The home of the Diston family for three generations, is a charming stone cottage with roses by the door, has a rear garden and an old fashioned stable door from which you can watch the world go by.”

Diston’s Cottage

Or  here? “The Early Gothic Revival is alive in  … Read more