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Cider's Golden Age - Membership Talk Glastonbury at Glastonbury Abbey

Wed 25 Oct 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Apple Day at Clovelly Village

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Clovelly 01237 431781

 The Story of the Reformation
The Story of the Reformation at Glastonbury Abbey

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Glastonbury Abbey Members’ Evening at Glastonbury Abbey

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Clovelly Herring Festival
Clovelly Herring Festival at Clovelly Village

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Clovelly 01237 431781


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Caerhays Castle

St Austell 01872 501310

Bowood House and Gardens

Calne 01249810961

Wilton House Easter Activities

Salisbury 01722 746728


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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.

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.

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.


Kelmscott Manor

Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Kelmscott, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3HJ, Tel: 01367 252486

Kelmscott Manor, a Grade I listed farmhouse adjacent to the River Thames, was built around 1600 and became the inspirational home of writer, designer and craftsman William Morris, which he described as “Heaven on Earth”.

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  • Rail station: Swindon (15 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

The Chalice Well & Gardens


The Chalice Well Trust, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8DD, Tel: 01458 831154

Chalice Well is one of Britain's most ancient wells, nestling in the Vale of Avalon between the famous Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Hill.


Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Abbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4LA, Tel: 01305 871387

Probably one of the best gardens of it's type in the world. Twice winner of silver award at Chelsea and silver gilt at Hampton Court Show.


Fleet Air Arm Museum


RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT, Tel: 01935 840 565

This is a must-see attraction if you are visiting the South West, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire or Somerset with its wide range of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft exhibits. A perfect all weather venue for family holidays.


Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove


Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove, Stanton Drew, BS39 4EP, Tel: 0370 333 1181

Although this is the third largest collection of prehistoric standing stones in England, the three circles and three-stone 'cove' of Stanton Drew are surprisingly little-known.


Milton Lodge Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 3AQ, Tel: 01749 672168

Mature, alkaline terraced garden of great charm, overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon.


Long Hall Gardens


Long Hall Gardens, Stockton, Warminster, BA12 0SE, Tel: 01985 850424

The charming 4 acre garden is really a series of gardens within a garden. A secret garden hedged with yew is set around a lily pond with beds of old roses in delicate colours.


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.


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.


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.


American Museum in Britain


Claverton Manor, Claverton Down, Bath, Unitary Authority, BA2 7BD, Tel: 01225 460503

Situated within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum in Britain is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States.


Mapperton House & Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3NR, Tel: 01308 862645

Gardens descending at 3 levels beside Tudor manor-house, remodelled in c1660s. Italianate garden and fountain court. Fishponds, orangery and summerhouse.


Robin Hood’s Hut


Halswell, Goathurst, Somerset, TA5 2EW, Tel: 01628 825925

An 18th century garden building with two faces. One side is a rustic cottage, with thatched roof, the other an elegant pavilion complete with umbrello.


Ashleworth Tithe Barn

National Trust

Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, GL19 4JA, Tel: 01452 814213

The barn, with its immense stone-tiled roof, is picturesquely situated close to the banks of the River Severn.


Hemyock Castle


Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3RJ, Tel: 01823 680745

Medieval Hemyock Castle is situated in the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The remains may be seen of the gatehouse, part moat and site of other towers around the rectangular plan.


Okehampton Castle


Castle Lodge, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1JA, Tel: 01837 52844

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in a stunning setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement.


Lamorran House Gardens


Lamorran House Gardens, Upper Castle Road, St Mawes, Truro, TR2 5BZ, Tel: 01326 270800

Exceptional sub-tropical garden landscaped in a Mediterranean style with views across the bay of Falmouth and St Anthony's Headland.


Combe Sydenham Hall


Monksilver , Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4JG, Tel: 0800 7838572

Tudor E-plan house built in 1580 for Sir George Sydenham with earlier defensive gatehouse, and rebuilt following the Restoration in 1660, by which time it had also been reduced.