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  • Chiswick House Chiswick HouseLondon

    A magnificent neo-Palladian villa set in 65 acres of beautiful historic gardens

  • Hillsborough Castle Hillsborough CastleNorthern Ireland

    Late Georgian manor and working royal palace, built in the 1770s

  • Fonmon Castle Fonmon CastleSouth Wales

    One of the few medieval castles still lived in as a home

  • Dumfries House Dumfries HouseSouth West Scotland A Georgian gem, nestling within 2,000 acres of scenic Ayrshire countryside
  • Alnwick Castle Alnwick CastleNorthumberland, North East

    Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years

  • Capesthorne Hall Capesthorne HallCheshire, North West

    A spectacular venue for weddings, corporate functions, celebrations or a fabulous day out

  • Harewood House Harewood HouseWest Yorkshire

    One of the finest Treasure Houses of England, in York's most beautiful landscape

  • Ludlow Castle Ludlow CastleShropshire, Heart of England

    The finest of medieval ruined castles

  • Welbeck Abbey Welbeck AbbeyDerbyshire, East Midlands

    Home to the Cavendish-Bentinck family from 1607 to the present

  • Holkham Hall Holkham HallNorfolk, East of England

    A breathtaking Palladian mansion house with an outstanding art collection

  • Athelhampton House Athelhampton HouseDorset, South West

    One of the finest 15th Century Houses in England, nestled in the Piddle Valley

  • Boughton Monchelsea Place Boughton Monchelsea PlaceKent, South East

    Tudor manor house near Maidstone with spectacular panoramic views


Visit Britain's best historic places for a day out with a difference

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18 April 2015 to 19 April 2015

Spring Gardening and Wildlife Weekend at RHS Garden Hyde HallSat 18 - Sun 19 Apr 2015A weekend of ideas to encourage you back into your garden this spring!

03 April 2015 to 19 April 2015

Easter Holidays at Trentham GardensFri 3 - Sun 19 Apr 2015Looking for things to do with the kids this school holidays? The Trentham Estate has a fantastic fun filled line up to keep the kids happy and active.

18 April 2015 to 19 April 2015

18 April 2015 to 19 April 2015

Stokesay Court RedCross Hospital Centenary WeekendSat 18 - Sun 19 Apr 2015Step back in time with a programme of house tours, re-enactment and archive exhibits to commemorate the opening of Stokesay Court as a Red Cross Auxiliary Military Hospital in 1915.

22 April 2015 to 22 April 2015

Buggy Walks at National Trust Nostell PrioryWed 22 Apr 2015Want to get out and about with your little one?

10 April 2015 to 24 April 2015

In Celebration of Shakespeare at Worcester CathedralFri 10 - Fri 24 Apr 2015Exhibition by Cheltenham Group of Artists in the Dean's Chapel.

24 April 2015 to 24 April 2015

Crawl at the Hall at Abbot Hall Art GalleryFri 24 Apr 2015Our weekly event for the under fives is inspired by the exhibitions. Artists Hannah Fox and Rachel Kelly, lead fun and exciting sessions involving a range of processes.

24 April 2015 to 24 April 2015

Weekly House Talks at Blackwell, The Arts & Craft HouseFri 24 Apr 2015Join a member of our curatorial team, learning team or one of our experienced guides for an informal look at the house, collection and history.

24 April 2015 to 25 April 2015

Hawfinches at Sizergh in March and AprilFri 24 - Sat 25 Apr 2015Join the Rangers and see if you can catch a rare sighting of our very special visitor lurking in the trees. Hawfinches are very shy birds and are best seen in the winter period.

01 April 2015 to 31 May 2015

Beautiful Bluebells at Basildon ParkWed 1 Apr - Sun 31 May 2015

14 April 2015 to 07 June 2015

#ParrWall at Compton VerneyTue 14 Apr - Sun 7 Jun 2015Share your images of British life in the 21st century. It could be sitting in a café, waiting at a bus stop or decorating a village hall. Upload your images to Facebook and Twitter and tag Compton Verney.

01 April 2015 to 31 October 2015

Private Tours with Afternoon Tea at Westonbirt House and GardensWed 1 Apr - Sat 31 Oct 2015Guided tours of the house with afternoon tea followed by a leisurely walk in the stunning gardens. By prior arrangement only.

20 March 2014 to 31 December 2015

Curious About Norwich at Norwich Castle Museum and Art GalleryThu 20 Mar 2014 - Thu 31 Dec 2015Have fun discovering Norwich with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.

Looking for child-friendly events? Use the calendar to find events for all the family at the UK's greatest heritage sites 

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