Guess the TV location: How many stately homes do you recognise?

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How well do you know your period dramas? We asked TripAdvisor to select the best grand stately homes from well-known TV programmes and films and have put them in a quiz for you to test your knowledge.

Guess the famous stately homes in Britain and Ireland below...

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Guess the TV location: How many stately homes do you recognise?

Knole House, a National Trust-owned house in Sevenoaks, Kent won a star role in when it featured as the home of the Boleyn family. Which film was it?

Did you know? Knole House is one of Britain's largest houses, with 365 rooms, 52 staircases, 12 entrances and seven courtyards. The English country house has a surrounding deer park and many of the state rooms that are open to the public contain 17th-century royal Stuart furniture. One TripAdvisor traveller said: 'Beautiful house, perfect parkland and a great place to picnic on a fine summer’s day.'

Basildon Park, a gorgeous 18th century house appeared as Netherfield House in one adaptation of an Austen novel, starring Keira Knightley. Recognise it?

Did you know? This Georgian building, which oozes neoclassical style and features opulent interiors, was rescued from ruin by Lord and Lady Iliffe in the mid-1950s and is now owned by the National Trust. 

Highclere Castle, Berkshire, a 17th century property among 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland, this is the setting of Britain's best-loved period drama du jour. Recognise it? Of course you do!

Did you know? Highclere Castle belongs to the Carnarvon family who has lived here since 1679. Who'd have thought it would be oggled by of 11 million viewers every week...

Haddon Hall, a firm favourite with filmmakers, dates back to the 12th century and both the building and its grounds have appeared in three versions of a classic by Charlotte Bronte. Which one?

Did you know? Parts of Haddon Hall date from the 12th century. 

Lismore Castle, a majestic gem in Ireland's county Waterford, appeared in a hit ITV dramatisation of one of Jane Austen's best-loved novels in 2007. Which one?

Did you know? Lismore Castle's 17th Century outer walls are believed to be the oldest in Ireland and within them are eight acres of gardens. 


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