Last year, a wonderful new gallery opened in London. Two Temple Place was designed by William Waldorf Astor and built as his London home on the newly constructed Victoria Embankment in 1895. It is a stunning neo-Jacobean style mansion that looks almost fantastical in its current position flanked by modern office buildings of glass and steel. It was closed to the public until The Bulldog Trust decided to open it as a gallery to show exhibitions of publicly owned work from around the UK. Its very first exhibition was brilliant, showing a range of William Morris textiles, paintings, stained glass, wallpaper, ¬†furniture and ceramics belonging to the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow (now reopened, and I would love to visit). Its 2013 exhibition has just opened, and I can’t wait to go. Entitled ‘Amongst Heroes’, it’s showing paintings depicting Cornish life in the late 19th and early 20th century. I spent most of my childhood summers in Cornwall, and I can’t wait to go along and be taken back to those beautiful, timeless villages and rugged beaches. There’s also a fantastic tearoom, which will also help to recreate that holiday feeling! – Rachel