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Glastonbury Abbey Wildlife Tour at Glastonbury Abbey

Sun 17 Dec 2017

Glastonbury 01458 832267

Sherborne Castle Country Fair at Sherborne Castle

Mon 28 May 2018

Sherborne 01935 812072

Sherborne Castle Classic & Super Car Show at Sherborne Castle

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Sherborne 01935 812072

Autumn Colours Weekend at Sherborne Castle

Sat 20 - Sun 21 Oct 2018

Sherborne 01935 812072


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Wilton House Easter Activities

Salisbury 01722 746728

Caerhays Castle

St Austell 01872 501310

Bowood House and Gardens

Calne 01249810961


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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.

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
Powderham Castle
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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

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.


Culver House


LONGDOWN, EXETER, DEVON, EX6 7BD, Tel: 01392 8118851

Culver was built in 1836, but redesigned by the great Victorian architect, Alfred Waterhouse in a mock Tudor style.


Halligye Fogou


Helston, TR12 6AF, Tel: .

Roofed and walled in stone, this complex of passages is the largest and best-preserved of several mysterious underground tunnels associated with Cornish Iron Age settlements.


Wolfeton House

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Nr Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9QN, Tel: 01305 263500

A fine Grade I Listed medieval and Elizabethan house lying in the water meadows near the confluence of the rivers Cerne and Frome. It was much embellished around c1560.


Buckfast Abbey at Buckfast Abbey Trust


Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE, Tel: 01364 645500

If you look at a plan of the buildings at Buckfast Abbey you will notice that the Church is located at their centre.


Dyrham Park

National Trust

The National Trust, Nr BATH, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SN14 8ER, Tel: 01179 372501

Explore 270 acres (110 hectares) of ancient parkland, where a historic herd of fallow deer roams freely and magnificent trees and breathtaking views abound.


Kingston House


Staverton, TOTNES, Devon, TQ9 6AR, Tel: 01803 762235

The Kingston Estate is a family run business. Our main aim is to make sure you have a fantastic time in the most tranquil of settings, whether you visit us on holiday or attend a special event at Kingston.


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.


Antony House & Garden

National Trust

Torpoint, Cornwall, PL11 2QA, Tel: 01752 812191

Antony House & Garden & Antony Woodland Garden.


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.


East Lambrook Manor Gardens


East Lambrook, South Petherton, TA13 5HH, Tel: 01460 240328

Margery Fish’s iconic cottage garden at East Lambrook Manor


Sausmarez Manor


Sausmarez Manor, Saint Martin, Guernsey, Channel Islands, GY4 6SG, Tel: 01481 235571

An entertaining half day encompassing something to interest everyone. The family have been explorers, inventors, diplomats, prelates, generals, admirals, privateers, politicians and governors etc.


Thornbury Castle


Thornbury Castle, Castle Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 1HH, Tel: 01454 281182

Step back in time in this extraordinary Tudor castle on the edge of the Cotswolds. This hotel offers the perfect luxurious retreat – combining 500-year-old architecture with sumptuous facilities.


Assembly Rooms


Bennett Street, BATH, BA1 2QH, Tel: 01225 477785

The Ball Room, Octagon, Tea Room and Card Room of the magnificent Assembly Rooms were used in the eighteenth century for dancing, music and card playing, tea drinking and conversation and are still in use for functions and conferences.


Cromwell's Castle


Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QB, Tel: 0370 333 1181

Standing on a rocky promontory guarding the lovely anchorage between Bryher and Tresco, this round tower is one of the few surviving Cromwellian fortifications in Britain, built after the conquest of the Royalist Scillies in 1651.


Norrington Manor


Alvediston, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5LL, Tel: 01722 780 259

Built in 1377 it has been altered and added to in every century since, with the exception of the 18th century. Only the hall and the 'undercroft' remain of the original.


Poundbury Hillfort


Poundbury Hillfort, Poundbury Hill, Dorchester, DT1 2PW, Tel: .

The history of the site begins with a neolithic enclosure, at least one bronze-age round barrow, and the hillfort was constructed in various stages.


West Kennet Avenue (Avebury)


Pewsey, SN8 1QH, Tel: 0370 333 1181

An 'avenue', originally of around 100 pairs of prehistoric standing stones, raised to form a winding 1 1/2 mile ritual link between the pre-existing monuments of Avebury and The Sanctuary. Part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.


Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park at Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal


Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, DORCHESTER, Dorset, DT2 8PY, Tel: 01305 215123

Kingston Maurward Gardens are set deep in Hardy's Dorset and are listed on the English Heritage register of gardens.