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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


Selected stately homes

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.

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.


Mompesson House

National Trust

Cathedral Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EL, Tel: 01722 335659

Mompesson House, ‘The House in The Close’, is a perfect example of Queen Anne architecture and was built for Charles Mompesson in 1701.


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.


Shute Barton

National Trust

Shute, Axminster, Devon, EX13 7PT, Tel: 01392 883126

Discover Shute Barton, a medieval house with royal connections.


Richard Jefferies Farmhouse and Museum


Marlborough Road, Coate, Swindon, SN3 6AA, Tel: 01793 783040

His birthplace and home at Coate, now on the out-skirts of Swindon, provide the background to all his major works of fiction and for many of his essays.


Brownsea Island

National Trust

Poole Harbour, POOLE, Dorset, BH13 7EE, Tel: 01202 707744

Brownsea Island is dramatically located at the centre of Poole Harbour, Dorset offering spectacular views across to Studland and the Purbeck Hills.


Anderton House


Goodleigh, Devon, EX32 7NR, Tel: 01628 825925

Anderton House is a Grade II* listed building of an exceptional modern design by Peter Aldington of Aldington and Craig.


Jersey Heritage Trust


3 Mulcaster Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3NJ, Tel: +44(0)1534 633300

Discover the Island's maritime past, explore iconic castles, learn about Jersey's unique heritage or find out more about Jersey's rural past.


Custom House


The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4AN, Tel: 01392 265162

The Custom House, located on Exeter's historic Quayside, was constructed from 1680-1682. It is the earliest substantial brick building in Exeter and was used by HM Customs and Excise until 1989.


Woodsford Castle


Woodsford Castle, Woodsford, Dorchester, DT2 8AS, Tel: .

This is the surviving part of a 14th century castle, a rambling wing of great interest and charm, deep in Hardy country just outside Dorchester.


Levant Mine, Pendeen, nr Penzance


Trewellard, Pendeen, Nr. PENZANCE, Cornwall, TR19 7SX, Tel: 01736 786156

Part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site, this is the only Cornish beam engine anywhere in the world that is still in steam on its original mine site.


Pine Lodge Gardens


Holmbush, St Austell, PL25 3RQ, Tel: 01726 73500

With over 6000 labelled plants, Pinetum Park is a testament to the dedication and enthusiasm of amateur horticulturists Ray and Shirley Clemo a who travelled the world collecting seeds and plants to establish this remarkable Garden.


Max Gate

National Trust

Allington Avenue, DORCHESTER, Dorset, DT1 2AA, Tel: 01297 561900

Victorian house designed by Thomas Hardy and his home from 1885 until his death in 1928. Contains several pieces of Hardy's furniture.


Bosvigo Gardens


Bosvigo House, Bosvigo Lane, Truro, TR1 3NH, Tel: 01872 275774

Created by the Artist owner with dazzling displays of vivid colour and plant harmonies from February to October. Spring bulbs and Hellebores, summer herbaceous borders, autumn finale of ‘firework’ colours.


Horton Court

National Trust

Horton, near Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, BS37 6QR, Tel: 01452 814213

Horton Court lies in a valley in the South Cotswolds. Originally a Norman hall, now a manor house, it has an interesting and diverse history.


Coach House Tea Rooms at Lydiard Park

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 3PA, Tel: 01793 465280

Enjoy the atmospheric setting of the restored horse stalls and stable buildings with a selection of hot and cold drinks, cream teas, light lunches, jacket potatoes, homemade soups, cakes and snacks.

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  • Rail station: Swindon Station (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

Somerset County Museum


Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AA, Tel: 01823 320200

Housed in Taunton Castle the displays feature archaeology, ceramics, costume, silver, the Somerset Military Museum and a 16thC almshouse.


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’.


Tate, St Ives


Porthmeor Beach, ST IVES, Cornwall, TR26 1TG, Tel: 01736 791102

Tate St Ives opened in 1993, on a spectacular site overlooking Porthmeor Beach, and has a lively and varied international exhibition programme, with three seasons of exhibitions each year.