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The Old Vicarage in Grantchester. Famous home of Edwardian poet Rupert Brooke. Currently owned by Jeffrey and Mary Archer.

Famous home of Edwardian poet Rupert Brooke. Currently owned by Jeffrey and Mary Archer.

OLD VICARAGE | (Gretton, England) everything in the village is so old, including the vicarage next to the church.

The Old Vicarage next to the church in the village of Gretton, Northamptonshire. The Old Vicarage, in Station Road, is century with later additions, and was the vicarage until about

England Travel Inspiration - visiting the cute little village of Grantchester, a short walk from Cambridge. Home to the famous Orchard Tea Gardens where poets and story tellers used to sit under the trees eating scones and drinking. The village is also used as a film set for the tv series Grantchester so make sure you check out the little church. Grantchester should be on any Cambridgeshire Bucket List!

Eating Cake at The Orchard Tea Gardens & Exploring Grantchester, Cambridgeshire - the home of the tv series!

The Old Vicarage, Grantchester - poet Rupert Brooke rented rooms here before the First World War. Today it belongs to Jeffrey & Mary Archer. I have been lucky enough to have tea in their lovely garden with The Rupert Brooke Society.

The Old Vicarage, Grantchester - poet Rupert Brooke rented rooms here before the First World War. Today it belongs to Jeffrey & Mary Archer. I'd love to have have tea in their lovely garden with The Rupert Brooke Society.

This wonderfully intimate property (ref. 50311) is located in Cambridge, he perfect place for a romantic date. Go punting on the River Cam, take a stroll through the history-steeped colleges and have afternoon tea at Grantchester. This riverside village is home to the Orchard Tea Garden, where artists, poets, writers and intellectuals have met for picnics for over a century.

This wonderfully intimate property (ref. 50311) is located in Cambridge, he perfect place for a romantic date. Go punting on the River Cam, take a stroll through the history-steeped colleges and have afternoon tea at Grantchester. This riverside village is home to the Orchard Tea Garden, where artists, poets, writers and intellectuals have met for picnics for over a century.

Grantchester Meadows  | Wild Swimming – outdoors in rivers, lakes and the sea

A range of swimming opportunities along of the meadows ending at the Orchard Tea Garden. Deep banks make this good for diving, but it can be muddy! Some weeds but clean. Upstream of the city.

Orchard Tea Garden, Granchester - from 1909, when poet Rupert Brooke moved into Orchard House, to 1914, when the First World War began, the Orchard, with its wooden Tea Pavilion, provided a backdrop to a very remarkable group of friends......♔..

Grantchester Meadows, Cambridge - "Stands the Church clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea? " - The Old Vicarage" by Rupert Brooke.

The Orchard, Grantchester,

The Orchard Tea Garden, Grantchester, Cambridge. Still going today. The poet Rupert Brooke mentioned the tea garden in his poem The Old Vicarage

Rupert Brooke and friends at Grantchester, at breakfast, 1910. The only other identification I am sure of is Jacques Raverat, second from right, bending so as to be in shot. Later: OK, found a captioned version. Left foreground, just visible is Dorothy Osmaston, then Brooke, Brynhild Olivier, Archie Campbell, Jacques Raverat, Geoffrey Keynes.

Poet Rupert Brooke (the quote 'Forever England' comes from his war sonnet 'The Soldier') entertaining friends for an alfresco breakfast at Orchard House, Grantchester

Rupert Brooke:  "Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass." The Hill, a favourite Brooke poem.

Poet Rupert Brooke: "Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass." The Hill, a favourite Brooke poem.