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Auckland Castle

Bishop Auckland 01388 743750

 
 
 
Powderham Castle

Exeter 01626 890243

 
 
 
Newby Hall

Ripon 01423 320412

 
 
 
Sherborne Castle

Sherborne 01935 813182

 
 
 
Titsey Place and Gardens

Oxted 01273 715359

 
 

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Lamport Hall & Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD, Tel: 01604 686272, Email

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. The12-acre gardens are famous as the home of the first garden gnome.

 
 
Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office, Bowood, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0LZ, Tel: 01249 812102, Email

Bowood House is a stunning Georgian stately home in Wiltshire, set in hundreds of acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscape. Bowood has been home to the Lansdowne family since 1754 and carries with it a rich and fascinating history.

 
 
Sherborne Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

New Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NR, Tel: 01935 812072, Email

Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in c1594. Home to the Digby family since 1617. Splendid collections of decorative arts. 'Capability' Brown lake, gardens and grounds.

 
 
Avington Park
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1DB, Tel: 01962 779260, Email

Charles II and George IV both stayed here. It dates back to the 11th century, was enlarged in 1670 and now enjoys magnificent painted and gilded state rooms.

 
 
Auckland Castle

Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NR, Tel: 01388 743750, Email

Historically the Prince Bishops' country residence, home to the Bishop of Durham. Visit St Peter's Chapel, state rooms and deer park.

 
 
Caerhays Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

CAERHAYS, GORRAN, ST AUSTELL, CORNWALL, PL26 6LY, Tel: 01872 501310, Email

One of the very few Nash built castles still left standing - situated within approximately 120 acres of informal woodland gardens created by J C Williams.

 
 
Powderham Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeHudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly Commended

Powderham, Kenton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ, Tel: 01626 890243, Email

Powderham Castle is located in a unique, picturesque setting just outside Exeter, beside the Exe estuary.

 
 
Sandringham House
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Sandringham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE35 6EN, Tel: 01485 545408, Email

The Royal Family's country retreat - perhaps the most famous historic house in Norfolk, set in "the finest of the Royal gardens" and with a fascinating museum.

 
 
Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB, Tel: 01262 490324, Email

Magnificent Elizabethan house filled with treasures collected over four centuries. Award winning gardens offering something for everyone.

 
 
Bolton Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Castle Bolton, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET, Tel: 01969 623981, Email

Bolton Castle is a spectacular medieval fortress situated in the heart of beautiful Wensleydale. Enjoy our Falconry Experience, Wild Boar Park, Archery and Bee Keeping display.

 
 
Newby Hall
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE, Tel: 01423 322583, Email

One of Britain's finest Adam houses with Chippendale furniture, Gobelin tapestries and classical statuery. With 25 acres of garden including one of Europe's largest double herbaceous borders, a woodland walk & contemporary sculpture park.

 
 
Tatton Park
VisitEngland Award For ExcellenceNational Trust

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN, Tel: 01625 374400, Email

Mansion with 50-acre garden, traditional working farm, Tudor manor-house, 1,000-acre deer park and children's adventure playground. Owned by the National Trust and administered by Cheshire East Council.

 
 
Titsey Place and Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Titsey, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0SD, Tel: 01273 715359, Email

Set in more than 3000 acres Titsey Place and Gardens is one of the largest surviving historic estates in the country.

 
 
Eastnor Castle
Historic Houses Association MemberWorcestershire Hidden Gems

Eastnor, Nr. Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL, Tel: 01531 633160, Email

Fairytale Georgian Castle dramatically situated in the Malvern Hills. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty and surrounded by a deer park, arboretum and lake.

 
 
Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
VistEngland VAQASBroads TourismHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

The Hall, Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5QQ, Tel: 01502 734901, Email

12 acres of landscaped gardens to explore including our famous 1864 Yew hedge maze. Guided tours of the Hall. Homemade delights in the Kitchen Garden café. Children’s trail. Events throughout the summer.

 
 
Floors Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Roxburghe Estates Office,, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, TD5 7SF, Tel: 01573 223333, Email

Explore the spectacular state rooms with outstanding collections of paintings, tapestries and furniture. Find hidden treasures like the collections of porcelain and oriental ceramics. Enjoy a walk in the Castle grounds & gardens.

 
 
Capesthorne Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY, Tel: 01625 861221, Email

Sculptures, paintings, furniture and family monuments. A Georgian chapel, tearooms, gardens, lakes, nature walks and a touring caravan park.

 
 
Abbotsford
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

The Abbotsford Trust, Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ, Tel: 01896 752043, Email

Much of the stunning gardens and landscape at Abbotsford remain as they were when author Sir Walter Scott created them between 1811 and 1825.

 
 
Kensington Palace

London, W8 4PX, Tel: 0844 482 7777, Email

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.

 
 
Kew Palace

Kew Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, Tel: 0844 482 7777, Email

Kew Palace is the smallest and most intimate of the royal palaces.

 
 
Sudeley Castle & Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JD, Tel: 01242 602308, Email

Walk in the footsteps of kings and queens, including Richard III, Elizabeth I and Lady Jane Grey, at Sudeley Castle & Gardens. It is also the only private castle in England to have a queen – Katherine Parr – buried within the grounds.

 
 
Wilton House Easter Activities
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0BJ, Tel: 01722 746714, Email

Whether you come to stroll in the grounds, watch your children let off steam in the adventure playground, or enjoy the art collection in the House, come and enjoy Wilton House.

 
 
Helmingham Hall Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Helmingham Events Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF, Tel: 01473 890799, Email

A moated and walled garden with many rare roses and possibly the best kitchen garden in Britain. With a new rose garden and herb and knot garden created in the early 1980's.

 
 
Syon House
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford, TW8 8JF, Tel: 020 8560 0882, Email

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". There have been gardens at Syon since the 15th Century.