The house on Murrell Hill now known as Popes Manor was actually named Whitehill House when Alexander Pope lived there with his family from the age of 12. Pope wrote some of his most famous pieces while he lived in Binfield and took much of his inspiration from the landscape & local area. These poems… Read more More about Alexender Popes’ life in Binfield
If you’ve followed any local planning application or large development you will have probably come across the term “Thames Basin” or “Special Protection Area”. Murrell hill and most of Binfield (and much of Bracknell) falls within this designated area and as such developments have to include certain levels of mitigation to meet specific criteria.
Pockets Copse is an ancient wood and forms part of the late John Nikes’ former home. He has allowed people to access & enjoy this ancient wood for many years. The wood has become affectionately known as Bluebell Wood due to the amazing display of bluebells during early spring attracting visitors from all over Bracknell… Read more Pockets Copse – Bluebell Wood
Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet. He is best known for his satirical verse, as well as for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the second-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations after Shakespeare.
Whitehouse Farm Cottage is a Grade II listed building, the curtilage of this farm house was once made up of the land to the north of Murrell Hill. The current owners have lived in the cottage for over 30 years, it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and it was once a very successful period B&B… Read more Whitehouse Farm Cottage