Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Driver Classic, Classic Car and more!

Every morning in his lordship's garages at Hawkesmoor, "Young Ian", Hawke's Chief Mechanic, 'fires up' the motors of some of the older vintage automobiles. Sometimes quite literally!

Just imagine a young Alex Hawke wandering about here in his grandfather's Library at Hawkesmoor. Here his love of reading and military history and epic adventure began. Here he discovered his heroes...and decided to become one himself.

People frequently ask Lord Hawke whom he would like to have portray him should his extraordinary life ever be brought to the silver screen. Interesting question, he says, rarely revealing more.

This is Hawkesmoor, ancestral home of the Hawke family. It is located in the rolling Cotswold Hills, roughly 40 minutes north of London via the M4 or M40 motorways. This is Hawkesmoor, ancestral home of the Hawke family. It is located in the rolling Cotswold Hills, roughly 40 minutes north of London via the M4 or M40 motorways.

Chief Inspector Ambrose Congreve of Scotland Yard, an ardent Sherlockian, gave his friend Hawke this splendid First Edition for his library this Christmas.

His lordship will be heading into town one afternoon soon for a pint of the best. A Guiness stout at the "Lionheart" pub. As soon as he takes delivery, he'll be behind the wheel of one of the new Morgan Speedsters he calls the "Growlers".