Stately Homes in the East Midlands

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East Midlands

Plan your trip to the East Midlands! Find places to visit by browsing the selected stately homes below or go to the East Midlands map for lots more inspiration.

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Selected stately homes

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

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.

 
 
 
Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

The home of the Ishams for 400 years, Lamport contains an outstanding collection of furniture and paintings. The west front is by John Webb and the Smiths of Warwick. The10-acre gardens are famous as the home of the first garden gnome.

 
 
 
Deene Park

Corby 01780 450361

Acquired by the Brudenell family in 1514 and lived in by their descendents including the 7th Earl of Cardigan (Charge of the Light Brigade). Gardens, teas and gift shop.

 
 
 
Lincoln Guildhall

Lincoln 01522 541727

The Guildhall / Stonebow date back to 1520 and is on the site of the Roman southern gateway. The Guildhall is the official 'home' of the Mayor and houses the City's fine collection of insignia displayed in the old debtors prison.

 
 

Events in the East Midlands

Frightfest at Bolsover Castle
Frightfest at Bolsover Castle

Sun 22 - Tue 31 Oct 2017

Expect the unexpected as you step into the Little Castle to unearth spine tingling stories of its paranormal past. Bolsover is one of England's most haunted sites with unexplained happenings, dark secrets and ghostly goings on.

Bolsover 01246 822844

 
 
 
Tricks and Tonics at Bolsover Castle

Sat 21 - Fri 27 Oct 2017

Thrilling tricks and tasty treats await at creepy Bolsover Castle this half term. Back by popular demand. Join the potion master and weave your magic as you make your very own potion to take home - just remember....don't eat the bottle!

Bolsover 01246 822844

 
 
 
Talk - The Princes in the Tower
Princes in the Tower by Harry J Tomkinson at Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood

Tue 24 Oct 2017

Author Harry J Tomkinson is a historic author working with the Missing Princes Project & Phillippa Langley. His talk will be about the Princes in the Tower myths & facts and the links with the Grey family.

Leicester 0116 2362713 ext 25

 
 
 
Hardwick Hall
Walking for Health - Regular Walk at Hardwick at Hardwick Estate

Thu 26 Oct 2017

Join the team at Hardwick for both short and long walks on the Hardwick estate and surrounding countryside. Why not take this opportunity to get outdoors, stretch your legs and meet new people? No booking is needed for this event.

Chesterfield 01246 850430

 
 
 
Photography Walk at Calke Abbey at Calke Abbey

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Join the Calke Volunteer Photographers on a walk around the estate. Look out for hidden views & pick up a few handy tips along the way. Adult Walk: 10:30-12:30; Children's Walk: 1:30-2:30 The walks are Free, Parkland admission applies

Derby 01332 863822