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East Anglia

East Midlands

Heart of England

North West

Northern Ireland




South East

Thames & Chilterns




Upcoming events
  • 'Portraits and Protest'
    4 Feb - 29 Apr 2018

    'Portraits and Protest'

    Holme Pierrepont Hall
  • Crocus Week
    3 - 11 Mar 2018

    Crocus Week

    Forde Abbey
  • Gail Mason ‘Breathe’
    3 Mar - 29 Apr 2018

    Gail Mason ‘Breathe’

    The Bishop's Palace
  • 11:00AM - 4:00PM, 4 Mar 2018

    Snowdrop Sundays

    Hedingham Castle
  • Mary Watts: Pioneering Suffragist
    6 Mar - 2 Dec 2018

    Mary Watts: Pioneering Suffragist

  • Bespoke Private House Tour – with Lunch
    6 Mar - 29 Nov 2018

    Bespoke Private House Tour – with Lunch

    Hodsock Priory
  • Easter Petting Farm
    8 Mar - 8 Apr 2018

    Easter Petting Farm

    Burton Constable Hall & Grounds
  • Mother’s Day Weekend
    10 - 11 Mar 2018

    Mother’s Day Weekend

    Hever Castle
  • Plantsman's Auction At Burncoose
    10:30AM - 5:00PM, 10 Mar 2018

    Plantsman's Auction At Burncoose

    Caerhays Castle & Gardens
  • Science Explorer Challenge
    10 - 11 Mar 2018

    Science Explorer Challenge

    Tatton Park
  • Supper Club
    7:00PM - 10:00AM, 10 Mar 2018

    Supper Club

    Forde Abbey
  • Days out

    Family days out

    Looking for a historic house to visit with your family? All of these houses have special facilities for children, from playgrounds to trails, entertainers to special food menus.


    Family days out

    Without a car

    Our houses are extraordinary and eccentric and you needn't miss out on visiting them if you haven't got a car. All of the houses and gardens in this collection are accessible without a your own vehicle. You might need to take a couple of forms of transport but we think it's worth the effort!

    Without a Car

    Dog friendly

    Don't leave your furry friend at home when you go on an adventure. All of these houses welcome your four-legged companions so pack their treats and a blanket for the mud and head off to explore. 

    Dog Friendly

    Tour breaks

    Take a wonderful short break holiday to discover some of Britain’s most special historic houses, castles and gardens. With specially tailored itineraries each five, six or seven day escorted tour allows you to easily discover beautiful and extraordinary historic houses, castles and gardens around Britain.

    Tour breaks