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BOSCOBEL HOUSE

BOSCOBEL HOUSE

17th century farm, extended and refurbished in 19th. Its fame is as a hiding place for the future King Charles II following his defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Charles hid in one of two 'priest holes' in the house, having first escaped detection by climbing an oak tree in the grounds and, before that, briefly at nearby White Ladies Priory. As well as the interior of a small Stuart farmhouse, there is a pleasant garden, stables, smithy and cowhouse. A descendent of the oak tree that Charles climbed is still there. And its a relatively painless walk to White Ladies Priory.

Shackerley Lane
Brewood
Bishop's Wood
Shropshire
ST19 9AR
Stuart
Why 467 pubs are called the Royal Oak
White Ladies Priory is in walking distance. Wroxeter Roman City.
English Heritage