Goth Days Out: Fit For A Whipping Boy – The House Of 17th Century Dark Decadence

Ham House

Ham House - Fashionable but Fierce Leased to the childhood friend and whipping boy of Charles I, William Murray, Ham House in Richmond, Surrey, is said to be one of the very last examples of 17th century decadence and influence. Built for the luxurious to show off how loaded they were, it still stands today … Continue reading Goth Days Out: Fit For A Whipping Boy – The House Of 17th Century Dark Decadence

Brilliantly Dark Gothic Places To Roam And Be Whistful – Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral has got to be one of the most stunning Gothic places to visit in the West of the UK. Massive, imposing and just about as creepy as they get, this beautiful Cathedral might not house the most Gothic of notables (although you will find the stone for Ted Heath here) yet this place … Continue reading Brilliantly Dark Gothic Places To Roam And Be Whistful – Salisbury Cathedral

Wells Cathedral, Somerset – Beautiful Gothic Places To Visit

wells cathedral

Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset Goth points: 5 out of 10. Free to visit but you can donate a fiver if you want to. You will feel the need to. Great if you have a dog - I have never been to a Cathedral which was dog friendly before, but in Wells, everyone loves dogs. Your … Continue reading Wells Cathedral, Somerset – Beautiful Gothic Places To Visit

Hampton Court, Surrey

Hampton Court Palace

Home of Henry VIII (once Cardinal Wolsey was out-of-the-way) and venue for his marriage to Katherine Parr on the morning of the 12 July 1543. As the sixth wife of the aging King, she made a shrewd move to marry the monarch. encouraging the King to make peace with Mary and Elizabeth, his daughters, Katherine … Continue reading Hampton Court, Surrey