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Dumfries House

Dumfries House

Cumnock

This beautiful Palladian mansion house has been described as an 18th century time-capsule with many of its principal rooms extremely wellpreserved and some of their exquisite contents virtually unchanged for nearly 250 years.

Manderston

Manderston

Duns

Manderston is the supreme country house of Edwardian Scotland: the swansong of its era.

Dover Castle

Dover Castle

Dover

The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower, meet the characters and immerse yourself in vivid medieval interiors.

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle - English Heritage

Tintagel

Tintagel is a marvellous family experience of mystery, myth and magic - a place where kings ruled and a legend lived.

Syon House

Syon House and Park

Brentford

Syon House was started by Lord Protector Somerset in 1547 and is built on the site of a medieval abbey, first excavated by "Time Team".

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey

Dorking

This beautiful country estate was bought by Mrs Greville, a famous Edwardian hostess, in 1906 and re-modelled to be the perfect setting for her famous weekend parties.

Lancing College Chapel

Lancing College Chapel

Lancing

Magnificent Gothic Chapel set on the South downs founded in 1868 and dedicated in 1911. Lancing College Chapel is the largest school chapel in the world - the height of the nave is 90ft to the apex of the vault.

Tower of London

Tower of London

City Of London

One of the most famous fortified buildings in the world. Begun in 1078 by William the Conqueror, the Tower has been a palace, prison, treasury, arsenal and even a zoo! Today the Tower houses the priceless Crown Jewels.

Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey

Woburn

Home of the Duke of Bedford, a treasure house with outstanding collections of art, furniture, silver, gold and extensive gardens.

Harewood House

Harewood House and Gardens

Leeds

The family seat of the Earl and Countess of Harewood House is renowned for its stunning architecture and exquisite interiors, containing a rich collection of Chippendale furniture, fine porcelain and outstanding art collections.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

Kensington & Chelsea

Generations of royal Women have shaped this stylish palace. The birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria, the palace first became a royal residence for William and Mary in 1689.

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle

Wooler

Medieval fortress with Tudor additions, torture chamber, shop, dungeon, tearoom and woodland walk to lake. Beautifully furnished rooms and Italian topiary garden with spectacular herbaceous borders.

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle

Tonbridge

The castle has 35 acres of grounds that are open to the public and include a rose garden, woodland and a lake for fishing. The Castle is home to some stunning collections of Egyptian, Buddhist, and Japanese and Stuart history.

Great Dixter Garden

Great Dixter Garden

Rye

One of the pleasant features about the gardens is that they lie all around the house. Make a circuit of the gardens and you have made a circuit of the house exterior. Each has good views of the other.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock

Home to the birthplace of Winston Churchill, discover the beauty of this World Heritage Site amongst ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and Formal Gardens.

Spencer House

Spencer House

City Of Westminster

Spencer House, built 1756-66 for the first Earl Spencer, an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-97), is London's finest surviving 18th century town house.

Stonor Park

Stonor Park

Henley-on-Thames

Family home of Lord and Lady Camoys and the Stonor family for over 800 years with a 13thC chapel with earlier origins, built on the site of a pagan stone circle. The house was built in the late 12thC and developed until the mid 18thC.

Deene Park

Deene Park

Corby

Deene Park is one of Northamptonshire's finest houses and is of great architectural interest.

Paycockes

Paycocke's House & Gardens

Colchester

Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick

Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years; Alnwick Castle offers history on a grand scale.

Dalmeny House

Dalmeny House

South Queensferry

Dalmeny House rejoices in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt settings in Great Britain, yet it is only seven miles from Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, fifteen minutes from Edinburgh airport and less than an hour's drive from Glasgow.

Goodwood House

Goodwood House

Chichester

Goodwood is one of England's finest sporting estates. At its heart lies Goodwood House. Today, it is lived in by the present Duke's son and heir, the Earl of March and Kinrara, with his wife and family.

Hever Castle

Hever Castle & Gardens

Edenbridge

Be inspired to come and visit this thirteenth century romantic castle - once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

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2016 Shortlist for Hudson’s Heritage Awards announced!

The shortlist for the renowned 2016 Hudson's Heritage Awards, celebrating the best visitor experiences at heritage attractions in the UK, has been announced. Established in 2011, the awards are an independent scheme judged by an expert panel chaired by Norman Hudson, OBE.

The winners and the highly commended will be presented at Goldsmith's Hall in London on 1st March 2016.

 

 

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Planning a walking holiday? Try one of Derek Tarr's Great British Walks: The perfect way to see Britain's heritage places

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