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 Victorian Shopping Evening
Victorian Shopping Evening at Glastonbury Abbey

Wed 22 Nov 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Members' Christmas Concert at Glastonbury Abbey at Glastonbury Abbey

Thu 7 Dec 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

 The Churchill Singers
The Churchill Singers at Glastonbury Abbey

Sun 10 Dec 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Glastonbury Abbey Wildlife Tour at Glastonbury Abbey

Sun 17 Dec 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267


Selected stately homes

Wilton House Easter Activities

Salisbury 01722 746728

Bowood House and Gardens

Calne 01249810961

Caerhays Castle

St Austell 01872 501310


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Wilton House Easter Activities
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0BJ, Tel: 01722 746728, 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.

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  • Rail station: Salisbury (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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.

Bowood House and Gardens

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

Home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, this 18thC house was designed by Robert Adam. On display in the exhibition rooms upstairs is a remarkable collection of family heirlooms built up over 250 years.

Historic Houses Association Member

Crediton, Devon, EX17 3PL, Tel: 01363 775142, Email

Downes is a Palladian Mansion dating originally from 1692. The former home of General Sir Redvers Buller, the house contains a large number of items relating to his military campaigns.

Powderham Castle
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeHudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly CommendedSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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

A visit to Powderham Castle is an enchanting day out for all its visitors. Fascinating guided tours of this magnificent 600year old Castle.

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Pencarrow, Washaway, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 3AG, Tel: 01208 841369, Email

For nearly 500 years Pencarrow has been the much-loved home of the Molesworth-St Aubyn family. Ecplore our 50 acres of informatl woodland and gardens where dogs and children are most welcome, and discover Pencarrow.



Historic Houses Association Member

The Estate Office, Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0RG, Tel: 01208 872507

Boconnoc House the winner of the 2012 HHA/Sotheby’s Award for Restoration was bought with the proceeds of the Pitt Diamond in 1717.


Nunney Castle


Nunney Castle, Nunney, Somerset, BA11 4LW, Tel: 0117 975 0700

The striking and picturesque moated castle of Nunney was built in the 1370s by Sir John de la Mere, a local knight who was beginning to enjoy royal favour.


Hardwicke Court


Gloucester, GL2 4RS, Tel: 01452 720212

Late Georgian house designed by Sir Robert Smirke and built 1816-17. A pleasant sequence of reception rooms includes Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Library and Dining Room.


Corsham Court

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0BZ, Tel: 01249 712214

Corsham Court, a splendid Elizabethan house dating from 1582, was acquired in 1745 to display Sir Paul Methuen's celebrated collection of 16th and 17th century Old Master paintings.


The Lizard and Kynance Cove at National Trust


The Lizard and Kynance Cove, Lizard, TR12 7NU, Tel: 01326 561407

The Lizard peninsula, the most southerly part of the British mainland, is a place apart.


Hartham Park


Hartham Park, Corsham, SN13 0RP, Tel: 01249 700000

Hartham Park is an impressive 18th century Georgian Mansion House with outbuildings set in 50 acres of beautiful grounds and parkland.


Athelhampton House and Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LG, Tel: 01305 848363

Athelhampton is one of the finest 15thC manor-houses and is surrounded by one of the great architectural gardens of England.

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  • Rail station: Dorchester South (6.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)

St Mawes Castle


St Mawes, Cornwall, TR2 5DE, Tel: 01326 270526

St Mawes Castle is among the best-preserved of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortresses, and the most elaborately decorated of them all.


Great Chalfield Manor & Gardens

National Trust

Nr Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 8NH, Tel: 01225 782239

This beautiful medieval manor sits in peaceful countryside.Cross the upper moat, passing barns, gatehouse and delightful parish church to enjoy fine oriel windows and the soldiers, griffons and monkey adorning the rooftops.


Gatcombe Court


Flax Bourton, North Somerset, BS48 3QT, Tel: 01275 393141

Originally lived in during 13th century we show how house has developed through the centuries to the family house it is today.


Avenue Cottage Gardens


Ashprington, Totnes, TQ9 7UT, Tel: 01803 732769

The garden is principally a large woodland garden with two spring fed ponds running down to the river Dart.


Hailes Abbey

English Heritage

Nr Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5PB, Tel: 01242 602398

Seventeen cloister arches and extensive excavated remains in lovely surroundings of an abbey founded by Richard, Earl of Cornwall, in 1246.


Great Witcombe Roman Villa at English Heritage


Great Witcombe Roman Villa, Gloucester, Birdlip, GL3 4TN, Tel: 0370 333 1181

The remains of a large and luxurious villa built around AD 250, with a bathhouse complex and possibly the shrine of a water spirit.


Larmer Tree Gardens


Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT, Tel: 01725 516225

The Gardens were created by General Pitt Rivers in 1880 as pleasure grounds for ‘public enlightenment and entertainment’ and are an extraordinary example of Victorian extravagance and vision.


Longleat House

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Longleat House, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW, Tel: 01985 844328

Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public, this magnificent Elizabethan property is home to the 7th Marquess of Bath.

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  • Rail station: Warminster (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access

Woodlands Castle


Ruishton, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5LU, Tel: 01823 444955

Woodlands Castle is a beautiful period house in 12 acres of private grounds situated on Junction 25 of the M5.


Trethevy Quoit at English Heritage


Trethevy Quoit, St Cleer, PL14 5JY, Tel: .

Trethevy Quoit is a 5,000 + year old Cornish Variant Portal Dolmen and a Scheduled Monument. It lies to the east of Tremar Coombe, near Darite, Cornwall.


Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LN, Tel: 01386 438777

Three generations of women gardeners have designed, planted and sustained this garden.