We can tell you about historic houses, stately homes, palaces, castle and gardens all over the UK. Plan a day out or escape to the country, have an encounter with history or find somewhere your family will love. Let Hudson’s help you find out where to go, what to do and when. Start making the most of Britain’s heritage now. We’re proud of it and we think you are too.
Hever Castle

Hever Castle & Gardens


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

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey


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.

Palace House

Beaulieu Estate


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.

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle


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.

Home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire



Behind the newly restored house facades, explore over 30 rooms, one of Europe's most significant art collections, fascinating stories, exciting exhibitions, and unlimited access to the 105 acre garden with waterworks, sculptures and maze

Chenies Manor House

Chenies Manor House


The picturesque village of Chenies lies in the beautiful Chiltern Hills. The Manor House is approached by a gravel drive leading past the church.

Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle


Skipton is one of the best preserved and most complete medieval castles in England. With your tour sheet in hand, step back into Craven's colourful past!

Goodwood House

Goodwood House


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.

Buscot Park

Buscot Park


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.

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.

Chiswick House

Chiswick House


Chiswick House is one of the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture.

Arundel Castle & Gardens West Sussex

Arundel Castle & Gardens


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.

Harewood House

Harewood House and Gardens


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.


Paycocke's House & Gardens


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

Great Dixter Garden

Great Dixter Garden


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.

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Penshurst Place and Gardens


Visit Penshurst Park and you will find one of the 50 Great British Trees in the country - the Sidney Oak - named after the 16th century poet Sir Philip Sidney, reputed to be 1,000 years old.

Arbury Hall

Arbury Hall


Home of Lord & Lady Daventry, Arbury Hall is known as the Gothic Gem of the Midlands & stands in the midst of rolling lawns, surrounded by many acres of beautiful parkland, this has been home to the Newdegate family since the 16th Century.

Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Isle of Skye

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history on offer at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years.

Knole, The Great Staircase



Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace


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

Syon House

Syon House and Park


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".

Lancing College Chapel

Lancing College Chapel


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.

Burghley House

Burghley House


Used in recent films Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code, the house boasts eighteen magnificent State Rooms and a huge collection of works and art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century.

The Shakespeare Houses

The Shakespeare Family Homes


Shakespeare's Birthplace. This is where it all began, where William Shakespeare was born and spent the first years of his life.