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Curt at the iconic Attingham Park, Shropshire, England, May 2012

 

 

 

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December 3 - 7, 2014

Insiders' View:  Philadelphia


June 4 - 10, 2015
Scotland Sublime:
G
reat Houses & Gardens of the Scottish Borders


June 14 - 20, 2015
In the Land of the Gods:
Country Houses & Gardens of the Cotswolds


October 11 - 17, 2015

Great Country Houses of England:
Stately Homes & Gardens of Shropshire

Details on all 2015 tours will be posted soon.

 

 

October 2014
Great Country Houses of England:
Stately Homes & Gardens in Shropshire


September 2014
Sublime & Enduring Beauty:
Great Houses of London


May 2014
Jewels and Ambassadors:
Great Jewelers & Ambassadorial Residences of Paris


September 2013
An Explosion of Beauty:
Historic Houses & Gardens of the English Midlands
Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire


June 2013
Scottish Splendor:
Historic Houses & Gardens in the Land of the Kilt


May 2013
The Glory of England:
A Tour of English Country Houses & Gardens

Shropshire, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton & Powys


September 2012

The Great Houses of Yorkshire


May 2012

The Glory of England & Wales
A Tour of English & Welsh Country Houses and Gardens
Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire & Powys


May 2011

Perfection on Earth
A Tour of English Country Houses and Gardens

Gloucestershire, Bath, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

 

 

Curt's Curiosities, a division of The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd., organizes exceptional tours to Europe and the United States that focus on historic houses and culture-filled cities.  Led by Curt DiCamillo, an authority on the British country house, these exclusive tours, limited to small groups of participants, offer extraordinary depth and insight into history, architecture, and art. 

A Curt's Curiosities tour is an unparalleled way to experience history, most especially the British country house, one of Western civilization's greatest repositories of culture and art.  Featuring world-class lecturers and guides in architecture, art, gardens, and decorative arts, each tour is based in a luxurious hotel and travel is by deluxe motor coach.  With entree to some of the best homes, participants experience an exceptional wealth of culture and hospitality.

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All photos Copyright 2011-13 by The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd.

 


The Canal and the Archer Pavilion
Wrest Park, Bedfordshire, September 2013

 


Interior of The Archer Pavilion
Wrest Park, September 2013

 


Urn in the grounds, Burghley House
Northamptonshire, September 2013

 


The Great Hall, Boughton House, Northamptonshire
September 2013

 


Sunset from the Orangery, Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire
September 2013

 


Detail of door surround, the Saloon, Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
September 2013

 


The Gardens, Cottesbrook Hall
Northamptonshire, September 2013

 


Honington Hall, Warwickshire, September 2013

 


The Walled Garden, Rousham House, Oxfordshire
September 2013

 


The Outer Library, Attingham Park, Shropshire, May 2013

 


The Staircase, Sledmere House, Yorkshire
September 2012

 


The Sculpture Gallery, Newby Hall, Yorkshire
September 2012

 


The Great Hall, Castle Howard, Yorkshire
September 2012

 


The Dining Room, Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012

 


Cronkhill, Attingham Estate, Shropshire, May 2012

 


Cool telephone at Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012

 


The Staircase Dome, Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012

 


The Servants' Hall, Attingham Park, Shropshire, May 2012

 


Dinner in the Orangery at Weston Park, Shropshire
May 2012

 


Monty, the Weston Park Kitty, May 2012
He came out every morning to greet us as we got on the bus

 


Bob, Our Wonderful Bus Driver, at Weston Park, May 2012

 


View to House From Stable Block
Patshull Park, Staffordshire, May 2012

 


Side Facade, Oakly Park, Shropshire, May 2012

 


The Garden, Oakly Park, Shropshire
May 2012

 


The Library Ceiling, Paradise Regained, by Graham Rust
Mawley Hall, Shropshire, May 2012

 


The Entrance Hall, Davenport House, Shropshire, May 2012

 


Chillington Hall, Staffordshire, May 2012

 


Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, May 2012

 


Part of the Group at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
May 2011

 


Badminton Church, Badminton Estate, May 2011

 


The Interior of Worcester Lodge
Badminton Estate, May 2011

 


The View from Claverton Manor, Bath, May 2011

 


Friendly Terrier at Great Chalfield Manor, Wiltshire, May 2011

 


The Canal and Orangery at Frampton Court, Gloucestershire
May 2011

 


Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire, May 2011

 


Lunch in the Hall at Great Chalfield Manor, Wiltshire, May 2011

 

All photos Copyright 2011-14 by The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd.

 



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