St Michael's Mount,The Mount, as it is coloquially known, is a tidal island off the coast of Cornwall, united with the town of Marazion by a man-made causeway and passable at low tides. It is owned by the National Trust and the castle, gardens, and historical village are all available for touring.
I would drive through mustard fields from Staffordshire to London or to Gatwick, feeling disbelief at the beauty then, and now. FIVE incredible years of feeling lost and yet knowing it would be huge in my life over all. It was, it is.
Rockingham Castle is one of the most historic medieval houses in England, based around an authentic early medieval castle. The castle sits atop a high hill overlooking the attractive village of the same name, and is surrounded by wonderful formal and informal gardens (even though it is barely outside the urban sprawl of Corby).