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"Harlaxton University, near..." United Kingdom Off The Beaten Path Tip by dinagideon

United Kingdom Off The Beaten Path: 419 reviews and 439 photos

 
 

Harlaxton University, near Grantham, England.
This here is a picture I took of Harlaxton on my last trip back, in the fall of 2000. This picture really highlights its eerieness.
I lived in this beautiful manor home for a half a year in Fall of 1995. You have to call or write or e-mail to be allowed a tour, but even if you just drive to the local town (Harlaxton) and park, you can walk the grounds and get a fabulous look at a real life fairy tale 'castle'. As I said in my intro, the movie the Haunting (1999) was filmed here (at least the outside shots). When you get there you will see why a scary movie would be filmed here. It is eerie! Living there was even eerier! The web addresses most beneficial are:
http://www.ueharlax.ac.uk/
and
http://www.harlaxton1.freeserve.co.uk/
But this should not be missed if you are on your way to York, Scotland, or points north from London. Harlaxton is right off the A1!!...(thanks...stevenlilly!)

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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