Tatler: Inside Sir William and Lady McAlpine’s temple of wonder

September 14, 2017

SIR WILLIAM (IN HIS VINTAGE ROLLS-ROYCE) AND LADY MCALPINE, WITH, FROM LEFT, HER GRANDDAUGHTERS MATILDA AND POPPY AND HER DAUGHTER VICKY PLUS BORIS THE LABRADOR AND PUGS ALICE AND ALGIE. Mark Cocksedge

Prepare to be transported into the whimsical realm of Sir William and Lady McAlpine’s extraordinary abode as Tatler invites you to explore their temple of wonder. This Buckinghamshire home is a testament to their exceptional wit, boundless imagination, and their penchant for collecting treasures. From hundreds of captivating animals to an extensive array of fascinating artifacts, every corner of the house showcases their epic hoarding tendencies. As the day begins at Fawley Hill, you’ll witness the enchanting feeding ritual for the 24 species of animals residing in their park. Embarking on buggies, the adventure unfolds as meerkats curiously observe from their enclosure, while cockerels and a nonchalant peacock grace the drive. Crossing over the private railway tracks, the park comes alive with sika deer and playful emus eagerly following behind, hoping for a taste of the bucketed food.

Join Tatler on this mesmerizing journey into the captivating world of Sir William and Lady McAlpine’s awe-inspiring home, where imagination knows no bounds.

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