Tune into the Attingham Channel
Attingham Park, with cattle grazing. ©NTPL/John Millar
It seems incredible that a Regency country house should have its own TV channel. But then again – why not? The National Trust team at Attingham Park, in shropshire, have uploaded a number of short films onto YouTube.
The Boudoir. ©NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel
They show highlights of the house and the estate and provide insights into the ongoing conservation work in the house.
The chandelier and ceiling in the Octagon Room. ©NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel
There are three separate videos about the rediscovery and restoration of Regency wallpaper at Attingham: Off the Wall, Off the Wall – The Paper and Off the Wall – The Paint.
Visitors meeting the pigs in the Walled Garden. ©NTPL/John Millar
Other subjects include the walled garden, the deer on the estate, putting up the wiring for the new fruit trees, an archeological excavation and, most recently, the access-all-areas beehive.
Costumed interpreter in the Kitchen. ©NTPL/John Millar
More films will continue to be added, making this a fascinating video archive of what is going on at Attingham.