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Sat 24 - Sun 25 Oct 2015

Sherborne 01935 813182


Selected stately homes

Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Cheltenham 01214 563004

Sherborne Castle

Sherborne 01935 813182

Powderham Castle

Exeter 01626 890243

Capesthorne Hall

Macclesfield 01625 861221

Tatton Park (NT)

Knutsford 01625 374400


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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.

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.

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.

Stonor Park
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Stonor, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6HF, Tel: 01491 638587, Email

House built between 12th and 18thC with a 13thC chapel. Has connections with Catholicism and exhibition of the work and life of Edmund Campion, furniture, tapestries and paintings.

Hatfield House
The Treasure Houses of EnglandSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ, Tel: 01707 287010, Email

Splendid Jacobean House and Garden in a spectacular countryside setting. Childhood home of Elizabeth I.

Scampston Hall
VistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence SilverYork PassTourism Association North YorkshireHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeWhite Rose Award Winner

Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG, Tel: 01944 759111, Email

An exciting 4 acre contemporary garden, created by Piet Oudolf, with striking perennial meadow planting as well as traditional spring/autumn borders. Scampston Hall also opens to visitors for a shorter season in the summer

Adlington Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Adlington Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4LF, Tel: 01625 827595, Email

The home of the Legh family since 1315, Adlington Hall combines a Medieval Great Hall with black and white timbers and elegant Georgian additions.

Renishaw Hall and Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Renishaw, Nr Sheffield, S21 3WB, Tel: 01246 432310, Email

Magnificent unique Italiante Gardens. Home of the Sitwell family for nearly 400 years. Still very much a lived in family home full of treasures. A museum of the Sitwell family is housed in the stables courtyard.

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.

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
VistEngland VAQASBroads TourismHistoric Houses Association Friends Scheme

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. Home made delights in the Paxtons courtyard café. Childrens trail. Events throughout the summer.

Tatton Park
VisitEngland Award For ExcellenceNational Trust

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN, Tel: 01625 534400, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Hampton Court Palace

East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU, Tel: 0844 482 7777

Hampton Court Palace provides 500 years of royal history the state apartments, 60 acres of riverside gardens and the world famous maze.

Wilton House Easter Activities
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0BJ, Tel: 01722 746720, 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.

Kensington Palace

London, W8 4PX, Tel: 0844 482 7777

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.

Holkham Hall
VistEngland VAQASNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeThe Treasure Houses of EnglandSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Holkham Estate, Wells-next- the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB, Tel: 01328 710227, Email

Steeped in history, Holkham Hall has the perfect location, surrounded by acres of rolling parkland rich in wildlife and the nearby north Norfolk coast with its stunning beach.

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.

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.

Mellerstain House & Gardens, Scottish Borders
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Mellerstain, Gordon, Berwickshire, TD3 6LG, Tel: 01573 410225, Email

One of Scotland's great Georgian houses and a unique example of Adam design; the two wings built in 1725 by William Adam, the central block by his son, Robert 1770-78.

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.

Alnwick Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

The Northumberland Estates Office, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ, Tel: 01665 510777, Email

Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years; Alnwick Castle offers history on a grand scale.

Kew Palace

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

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