Website Disclaimer

We have developed this site to enable our members and the public to engage with Historic Houses and our member properties. It contains useful information about our member houses and gardens, the events they run and how to visit them.

Standard Terms of Use of our Website

Welcome to the Historic Houses Website.  Please read the whole of these standard terms of use of our Website carefully.  You are only permitted to make use of the content of this Website if you agree to them and, by using any content of this Website, you are deemed to agree to them.

These standard terms of use are applicable throughout our Website; and in the event of any ambiguity with other terms and conditions found on our Website these standard terms of use shall always govern.


In these Terms of Use:

“Marks” means the trademarks or service marks, logos or brands for the time being and from time to time properly used or adopted by and belonging to us or a third party. The term “trademarks” shall where the context admits be deemed to include all logos and service marks.

“Content” means, to the extent it is protected copyright work, and is not expressly marked as “Third Party Property”, all or any part of any text, image, audio, video or any other type of media in any format contained and comprised in the website. “Content” do not include “Marks”.

“Third Party Property” means all or any part of any Marks, text, image, audio, video or any other type of media in any format contained and comprised in the Website and expressly marked as the copyright property of a third party.”

“We” “our” “us” means Historic Houses or to give our full legal name the Historic Houses Association;

“Website” means our website at and any sub-domains;


Nothing contained in the Website shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use our Marks or those comprised in any third party property displayed on our Website without prior written permission by us or that of any third party owner. Your misuse of the Marks on our Website is strictly prohibited.

Copyright and Permissions

The copyright for the majority of images on this website belongs to Historic Houses or its member houses. However, please note that the copyright for certain images is held by third parties, and that this may not always be stated.

If you would like to know the copyright status of a particular image, please send an email, with a link to the image in question, to


We have taken every effort and care in preparing the Content, however we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy thereof, and the Content shall at all times constitute work in progress which we may change without notice. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your use of or reliance on Content.

Links within our Website may lead to other websites. They are provided for convenience only. We do not sponsor, nor necessarily endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in those websites (or websites referred to or linked to those websites).

Every reasonable effort has been made to seek appropriate permission from people identifiable in photographs used throughout the site.

Protecting your personal data

The personal data you provide to us will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Use of 'cookies'

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

Consequential loss

Except to the extent required by English law, in no circumstances will we be liable to you in law for any special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages or wasted costs arising from your use of the Contents, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Applicable law

You agree that the terms and conditions of your use of our Website shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law and you agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute or matter arising in connection with these terms and conditions and your use of this Website.

Contact our Team

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