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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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Bowood House and Gardens

Calne 01249810961

Caerhays Castle

St Austell 01872 501310

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.

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.

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
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.

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 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.


Coleridge Cottage

National Trust

The National Trust, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1NQ, Tel: 01643 823 005

The 17th-century cottage was home to Coleridge for three years, from 1797.


Dodington Hall


Nr Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1LF, Tel: 01278 741400

Small Tudor manor house on the lower slopes of the Quantocks. Great Hall with oak roof. Semi-formal garden with roses and shrubs.


Heale House Gardens


Heale House, Middle Woodford, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 6NT, Tel: 01722 782 504

Heale House and its eight acres of beautiful gardens lie beside the river Avon at Middle Woodford, just north of Salisbury, Wiltshire. Much of the house is unchanged since King Charles II hid here in 1651.


Holnicote Estate


Selworthy, Minehead, TA24 8TJ, Tel: 01643 862452

Varied landscape of moorland, woods, farms and coast, rich in wildlife


Painswick Rococo Garden

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6TH, Tel: 01452 813204

Unique 18th century garden restoration situated in a hidden 6 acre Cotswold combe. Charming contemporary buildings are juxtaposed with winding woodland walks and formal vistas.


Great Fulford


Dunsford, Nr. Exeter, Devon, EX6 7AJ, Tel: 01647 24205

The ancient home of the Fulford family since circa 1190. Built round a courtyard it is mainly early Tudor. There is a superb panelled Great Hall and a marvellous 17th century Great Staircase.


Elmore Court


Elmore, Gloucestershire, GL2 3NT, Tel: 01452 720293

Elmore Court is a stunning and welcoming private family home in Gloucestershire with views over the Cotswolds and River Severn.

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  • Rail station: Gloucester (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access

Berry Pomeroy Castle

English Heritage

Berry Pomery, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6NJ, Tel: 0870 3331181

Tucked away in a deep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin.


Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum


The King's House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN, Tel: 01722 332151

Salisbury Museum is the home of the award-winning redesigned Stonehenge Gallery, the Monkton Deverill gold torc, the Warminster Jewel and the famous ‘Amesbury Archer’.


Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse


Kingswood, GL12 8RL, Tel: 0370 333 1181

This 16th-century gatehouse, one of the latest monastic buildings in England, displays a richly sculpted mullioned window.

It is the sole survivor of this Cistercian abbey.


Old Sarum

English Heritage

Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SD, Tel: 01722 335398

The massive Iron Age hill fort of Old Sarum (Old Salisbury) was re-used by the Romans, Saxons and Normans, before growing into one of the most flourishing settlements in medieval England.


Fashion Museum


Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH, Tel: 01225 477173

A world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress.


Branscombe - The Old Bakery, Manor Mill & Forge at Branscombe - The Old Bakery, Manor Mill

National Trust

Branscombe, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3DB, Tel: 01297 680333

The Old Bakery is a stone-built and partially rendered building beneath thatch, which until 1987 was the last traditional working bakery in Devon.


Miserden Park Gardens


The Estate Office, Miserden, Nr Stroud, GL6 7JA, Tel: 01285 821303

From Spring until Autumn visitors to this Cotswold garden are rewarded with rich & memorable views: Spring flowers, shrubs, fine topiary & within the walled garden, herbaceous borders; roses, fine specimen trees & a newly planted parterre.


Marwood Hill Gardens

North Devon Food and Drink Award Runner Up

Marwood, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4EB, Tel: 01271 342528

This award winning private twenty acre garden is set in a valley tucked away in the North
Devon countryside. Marwood has featured on many gardening programmes over the
years and is enjoyed by visitors of all ages looking for inspiration.


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.


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

Netheravon Dovecote


Netheravon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 9RX, Tel: 01305 820868

A charming 18thC brick dovecote, standing in a pleasant orchard, with most of its 700 or more nesting boxes still present.