Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, Runcorn, Cheshire

Lily Crowther is captivated by this monastic site that pays homage to its 900-year history

The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, Dorset

Matt Williams dives back in time to explore this compelling fossil collection of Jurassic marine life


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John Constable, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, 1831 - The Salisbury Museum, Wiltshire