Where History Lives
We are more than a thousand important historic houses, supporting one another to keep our special places alive for future generations. We are Britain's independent heritage working together
Hundreds of homes, thousands of stories
"Historic Houses gives places like ours a voice and a network, helping us to stay independent and keeping our home and garden alive and accessible for generations to come"
James Saunders Watson, owner of Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire
This month, England moved to Step 4 of the government’s roadmap, bringing the most significant easing of restrictions since Covid hit last March. Scotland and Wales have taken a more cautious approach, with face masks and social distancing requirements remaining...
Arty creatives of all kinds are beings sought for a late summer exhibition that seeks to fill the prestigious Granary Art Gallery at Weston Park on the border of Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Become a Historic Houses member
Explore the nation’s heritage from just £56 per year.
Hundreds of the most beautiful historic houses, castles, and gardens across Britain offer our members free entry.
Receive a quarterly magazine exploring the architecture, collections, and family histories of our grandest and oldest homes, and get an insight into what it takes to keep them standing today.
Enjoy monthly online lectures about the houses and their extraordinary history, presented by experts including house owners, curators and guest lecturers.