Set high on a hill in West Sussex, this great castle commands the landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and the River Arun. Founded at the end of the 11th Century.
Steeped in history, Holkham Hall has the perfect location, surrounded by acres of rolling parkland rich in wildlife and the nearby north Norfolk coast with its stunning beach.
Thomas Wriothesley, who later became the 1st Earl of Southampton, acquired the estate at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries when he was Lord Chancellor to Henry Vlll.
The ancient Royal Burgh of Inveraray lies about 60 miles north west of Glasgow by Loch Fyne in an area of spectacular natural beauty.
Broughton Castle is the family home of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele and their family. The original medieval manor house, of which much remains today, was built in about 1300 by Sir John de Broughton, with extensive expansion during the 1500s
See Stonor House specially filled with tulips and spring flower arrangements by the Berkshire College of Agriculture and local florists.
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.
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.
Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.
Walk in the footsteps of kings and queens, including Richard III, Elizabeth I and Lady Jane Grey, at Sudeley Castle & Gardens. It is also the only private castle in England to have a queen – Katherine Parr – buried within the grounds.
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.
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".
Shakespeare's Birthplace. This is where it all began, where William Shakespeare was born and spent the first years of his life.
Home of Lord Faringdon and his family, who continue to care for the property as well as the family art collection, the Faringdon Collection, which is displayed in the house.
Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest historic houses with awe-inspiring architecture, grand interiors and rolling parkland and gardens. With gift shops, garden centre, farm shop, cafes and adventure playground.
Be inspired to come and visit this thirteenth century romantic castle - once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.
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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.
Tintagel is a marvellous family experience of mystery, myth and magic - a place where kings ruled and a legend lived.
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.
Chiswick House is one of the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture.
Athelhampton is one of the finest 15thC manor-houses and is surrounded by one of the great architectural gardens of England.
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.
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The winners and highly commended of 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 awards took place on Tuesday 1st March at Goldsmith's Hall. Thank you to everyone who participated, we hope you enjoyed the afternoon as much as we did.