The Farringford Restoration Blog | Farringford

The Farringford Restoration Blog

Farringford is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Farringford is undergoing extensive restoration.  It is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Recent Posts

Today is Tennyson's Birthday!

On the 210th anniversary of Tennyson’s Birthday he describes birthdays as a time when we look both forwards and backwards…

Read More
Today is Tennyson's Birthday!Posted: 06 Aug 2019

Emily Tennyson and Cymbeline

This line of Shakespeare’s play Cymbeline was said to be the last line that Tennyson read before he died…

Read More
Emily Tennyson and CymbelinePosted: 22 May 2019

Skyfall: Tennyson and James Bond

Tennyson is a very well quoted poet, even recited by Dame Judi Dench as ‘M’ towards the end of the 007 film Skyfall from his poem Ulysses.…

Read More
Skyfall: Tennyson and James BondPosted: 22 Feb 2019

‘Across the Pond’ - Transatlantic Tennyson

Tennyson was always a performer, and concentrated very much on his looks. During his years at Farringford he grew the large beard which subsequently became famous. . .…

Read More
‘Across the Pond’ - Transatlantic TennysonPosted: 22 Jan 2019
© 2019 Farringford