|Sons And Lovers Cottage Nottingham Sons And Lovers Cottage, 28 Garden Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3FW|
"This is where the world famous author D.H.Lawrence lived from 1887 to 1891 when he was two years old. It is also the setting of the Morrel's house in Sons and Lovers. The downstairs is a museum having been lovingly restored to its original Victorian fixtures and fittings including the black leaded fireplace. When you enter the house you really do walk back in time to over a century ago."
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By staying here you are helping to protect the house for posterity. People from all over the world visit the house. Relatives of both D H Lawrence and Freida Von Richtofen have been here. A number of notable writers, artists and playwrights have lived here. The house has been a location for two major films, televised drama and documentaries.
|The upstairs has been converted into a very comfortable flat with lounge, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms on the top floor. It can sleep 5 people and is an excellent base to visit Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. It is one mile from the Derbyshire border and three miles from junction 26 of the M1 motorway. Nottingham East Midlands Airport is 18 miles away via the M1 motorway.|
Eastwood is steeped in D H Lawrence history from the lovingly restored Birthplace Museum, the newly opened Heritage Centre where Lawrence collected his fathers wages and now depicts history over the last hundred years to the "Honeymoon Cottage" from Lawrence's novel The Rainbow in nearby Cossall.
From October - April £170.00
July/August £230.00 - £280.00
Bank Holidays and long stays by negotiation.
2/3/4 night breaks available if house free
Bedding and towels are provided, electricity is paid for locally.
Heating is by way of night storage radiators in the two bedrooms and lounge.
A magnificent county with its wonderful Peak District National park and great country houses.
- built 400 years ago by Bess of Hardwick who from humble beginnings became one of the most powerful women in Elizabethan England. The hall has a superb collection of Tapestries dating back to the 16th century.
- an exquisite Medieval/Tudor house seat of the Duke of Rutland and location of Zefferelli's "Jane Ayre".
Visit Newstead Abbey the home of the famous poet. Originally a priory it was bought from Henry VIII for £810.00. The original building is still intact. Garden lovers will appreciate the beautiful grounds and gardens.