Mabledon house is astonishing. The kind of property which would have floods of visitors if it belonged to the National Trust, but instead is open just one day a year during the Open House weekends.
Book ahead next year to get into this, the childhood home of Decimus Burton, the architect of many of the finest old buildings in town such as Trinity and the Calverley Park.
I make no apologies for including one of my biggest sets of pictures. The grounds, the slightly crumbling exterior and the wonderful furnishings are all beautiful: