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Carol Singing at Revolution House
Carols at Revolution House

Thu 14 Dec 2017

Chesterfield 01246 345727

Christmas at Hardwick
Christmas at Hardwick at Hardwick Estate

Wed 22 Nov - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Chesterfield 01246 850430

Hardwick Hall
Walking for Health - Regular Walk at Hardwick at Hardwick Estate

Thu 14 Dec 2017

Chesterfield 01246 850430

Christmas weekends at Calke at Calke Abbey

Fri 15 Dec 2017

Derby 01332 863822

Evening Christmas fine food fair at Calke Abbey

Fri 15 Dec 2017

Derby 01332 863822


Selected stately homes

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

Lincoln Guildhall

Lincoln 01522 541727

Deene Park

Corby 01780 450361


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Lincoln Guildhall
VistEngland VAQAS

Saltergate, Lincoln, LN2 1DH, Tel: 01522 541727, Email

The Guildhall / Stonebow date back to 1520 and is on the site of the Roman southern gateway. The Guildhall is the official 'home' of the Mayor and houses the City's fine collection of insignia displayed in the old debtors prison.

Burghley House
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Burghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, Tel: 01780 752451

Used in recent films Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code, the house boasts eighteen magnificent State Rooms and a huge collection of works and art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century.

Deene Park
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Deene Park, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3EW, Tel: 01780 450278, Email

Deene Park is one of Northamptonshire's finest houses and is of great architectural interest.

Lamport Hall & Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

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

The facade is by John Webb and the Smiths of Warwick. The Hall contains an outstanding collection of furniture, books and paintings, including portraits by Van Dyck, Kneller, Lely and other important works of art.

Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Estate Office, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LZ, Tel: 01778 591205, Email

A medieval keep which was developed into a quadrangular house in the mid-16th century with an 18th century facade on the north and a 19th century facade on the west.

Southwick Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Southwick, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 5BL, Tel: 01832 274064, Email

A family home since 1300, retaining medieval building dating from 1300, with Tudor rebuilding and 18th century additions.


Grantham House

National Trust

Castlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6SS, Tel: 01476 564705

Grantham House is a handsome National Trust property in the centre of the market town of Grantham. Dating from 1380, Grantham House has been extensively altered over the years and presents an attractive mixture of styles.


Derby Cathedral


Iron Gate, Derby, DE1 3DY, Tel: 01332 341201

With its story going back to the tenth century, fascinating historical monuments and thriving contemporary life, Derby Cathedral offers a unique visitor experience.

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  • Rail station: Derby (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

VistEngland VAQAS

Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 2RA, Tel: 01775 764555

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum is housed in a beautiful wool merchant's house built in 1451 on the banks of the River Welland.


Lincoln Castle

VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA, Tel: 01522 554559

Discover the new-look Lincoln Castle

Home to one of the four surviving Magna Cartas in the world, the famous attraction has just undergone a £22m refurbishment.


Grace Dieu Priory

Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Thringstone, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5GJ, Tel: 01530 223 201

The Grace Dieu Priory was an Augustinian priory near Thringstone in Leicestershire, England. It was founded around 1235-1241 by Roesia de Verdon and dissolved in October in 1538.

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  • Rail station: Loughborough (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)

Castle Ashby Gardens


Castle Ashby, Northampton, NN7 1LQ, Tel: 01604 695200

Castle Ashby House is the ancestral home of the 7th Marquis of Northampton. The house is set amidst a 10,000 acre working estate with an extensive 25 acres of gardens which are open to the public 365 days a year.


Hall Farm Garden


Hall Farm, Harpswell, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 5UU, Tel: 01427 668412

One and a half acre garden, with mixed borders of trees, shrubs, old roses and unusual perennials. Sunken garden, pond, courtyard garden, walled gravel garden. Short walk to old moat in woodlands.


Abbey Pumping Station

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Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX, Tel: 0116 299 5111

Visit Leicester's Museum of Science & Technology which is located in a late 19th century sewage pumping station. Discover beam steam engines, exhibitions, enjoy family friendly events and delve into 200 years of science and technology.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)

Peveril Castle

VistEngland VAQASEnglish Heritage

Market Place, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WQ, Tel: 01433 620613

Built soon after the Norman Conquest by one of William the Conqueror's knights, Peveril Castle offers breathtaking views across the Peak District. Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and have fun exploring the Great Keep of Henry II.


Eyam Hall Historic House and Gardens at National Trust Eyam Hall & Craft Centre


Main Road, Eyam, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 5QW, Tel: 01433 639565

This small, but charming manor house in the famous plague village of Eyam has been the home of the Wright family since 1672. A Jacobean staircase, fine tapestries, family portraits and furniture are among its interior treasures.

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  • Rail station: Grindleford (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)

Weston Hall


Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8PU, Tel: 01295 768212

This is a small Northamptonshire manor house with an interesting collection much of which is associated with the literary Sitwell family.


Hardwick Old Hall

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Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ, Tel: 01246 850431

Experience the stately ruins of the original Hardwick Hall, birthplace of Bess of Hardwick and the Cavendish dynasty. Enjoy the spectacular views of the New Hall and over the Country Park.

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  • Rail station: Chesterfield (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome

Revolution House

VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

High Street, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9JZ, Tel: 01246 345345

In 1688, three local noblemen, the Earl of Devonshire, the Earl of Danby and Mr John D'Arcy met at Whittington disguised as a hunting party, to begin planning their part in the overthrow of James II.

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  • Rail station: Chesterfield (3 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access

Arbor Low and Gibb Hill Barrow at Arbor Low Stone Circle/Gib Hill Barrrow


Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JS, Tel: 01629 813227

The region's most important prehistoric site, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Surrounded by unspoiled countryside with fantastic views over classic Derbyshire scenery.


Doddington Hall

Select Lincolnshire Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Doddington Hall, Lincoln, LN6 4RU, Tel: 01522 694308

Doddington Hall and Gardens, near Lincoln. A superb Elizabethan mansion by the renowned architect Robert Smythson. The hall stands today as it was completed in 1600 with walled courtyards, turrets and gatehouse.


Northampton Cathedral


Northampton Cathedral, Cathedral House, Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton, NN2 6AG, Tel: 01604 714556

The Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate & St Thomas of Canterbury is the mother church of the Diocese of Northampton


Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

VistEngland VAQAS

Minster Yard, Lincoln, LN2 1PU, Tel: 01522 527468

Standing almost in the shadow of Lincoln cathedral, with sweeping views over the ancient city and the countryside beyond, the medieval bishops’ palace was once among the most important buildings in the country.


Lyme Park, House and Garden

National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Disley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 2NR, Tel: 01663 762023

Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park

Welcome to Lyme Park. Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme Park was once home to the Legh family and, in its heyday a great sporting estate.

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  • Rail station: Disley (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access