This traditional building dates back to the XVI century and it was a hunting lodge for Henry VIII. Just before WWI it was moved to make way for the Queen Mary Reservoir near Shepperton, Middlesex.  It was donated to the Open Air Museum by Thames Water in the 1990’s and it looks perfect today!

The Astleham Manor Cottages at the Open Air Museum, ReadyClickAndGo





About the author: Tara


The travel professional with years of experience in the travel industry – in guiding, reservations, operations, contracting, customer service and product development – and have travelled extensively in Asia and Eastern Europe not just on holiday but also for work, inspecting hotels, visiting attractions and seeing exactly what each destination has to offer. The only way I could do this properly was with my own guide, car and driver and this inspired me to create my own range of customised private day tours for other people to be able to explore in-depth and learn to love their destination as much as I do.