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

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Chesterfield 01246 850430

Tricks and Tonics at Bolsover Castle

Sat 21 - Fri 27 Oct 2017

Bolsover 01246 822844

Fine Food Fair at Calke Abbey

Sun 22 Oct 2017

Derby 01332 863822

Frightfest at Bolsover Castle
Frightfest at Bolsover Castle

Sun 22 - Tue 31 Oct 2017

Bolsover 01246 822844

Talk - The Princes in the Tower
Princes in the Tower by Harry J Tomkinson at Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood

Tue 24 Oct 2017

Leicester 0116 2362713 ext 25


Selected stately homes

Deene Park

Corby 01780 450361

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

Lincoln Guildhall

Lincoln 01522 541727


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Lea Gardens


Long Lane, Lea, Derbyshire, DE4 5GH, Tel: 01629 534380

Lea Gardens features a highly acclaimed collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, kalmias and acers, planted in natural woodland. The garden is supported by a teashop (non smoking) and specialist nursery.

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  • Rail station: Cromford (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

NCCL Galleries of Justice


Shire Hall, High Pavement, Nottingham, Unitary Authority, NG1 1HN, Tel: 0115 952 0555

Recently voted England’s Best Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014.


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.


Rushton Triangular Lodge


Rushton, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 1RP, Tel: 0370 333 1181

This delightful triangular building was designed by Sir Thomas Tresham (father of one of the Gunpowder Plotters) and constructed between 1593 and 1597.


Easton Walled Gardens


Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 5AP, Tel: 01476 530063

Easton Walled Gardens has 12 Acres of 'lost' gardens which were once the grounds of a great house requisitioned by the army during the war the house fell into disrepair and was pulled down in 1951.


Stanford Hall

Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Stanford Hall, Stanford, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6DH, Tel: 01788 860250

Enjoy country house splendour at Stanford Hall, where you can take in the architecture and extensive parkland. There is also a fine collection of portraits from the Tudor and Stuart periods, and a display of family costumes from that time.


Oakham Castle


Castle Lane, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DR, Tel: 01572 758440

The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England.


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.


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.


Kedleston Hall

East Midlands Tourism GoldNational Trust

Kedleston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, Tel: 01332 842191

A fine example of a neo-classical mansion built between 1759-65 for the Curzon family, who have lived in the area since the 12th Century.

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  • Rail station: Duffield (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)

Locko Park


The Estate Office, Locko Park, Nr. Spondon, Derby, DE21 7BW, Tel: 01332 662785

The name Locko is derived partly from the old French ‘loques’, meaning rags and in the 13th Century there was a hospital for lepers built by the order of St. Lazarus, behind the house you see today.


Derby Cathedral Centre

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

18-19 Iron Gate, Derby, DE1 3GP, Tel: 01332 381685

The Derby Cathedral Centre is located in a grade II listed building opposite the Cathedral.
The Centre hosts a Coffee Shop and Gift shop, an education centre, a library, exhibition and meeting rooms.

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  • Rail station: Derby (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access

Brunton Turret (Hadrian's Wall)


Brunton Turret (Hadrian's Wall), Chollerford, NE46 4EJ, Tel: 0370 333 1181

Wall section and a surviving piece of turret 2 1/2 metres (8.2 feet) high, built by men of the Twentieth Legion.


Belgrave Hall Gardens at Belgrave Hall & Gardens

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Church Road off Thurcaston Road, Belgrave, Leicester, LE4 5PE, Tel: 0116 229 8181

Delve into the fascinating history of Belgrave Hall Gardens. Explore the Victorian garden and those with green-fingers could pick up some handy tips!

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

Carnfield Hall


Alfreton Road, South Normanton, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 3BE, Tel: 07915 390 135

Sixty acres of historic parkland and 30 acres of ancient woodland surrounding 16th Century Carnfield Hall. The site is available for private hire and also hosts a varied events programme. Excellent access from the A38 and M1 junction 28.


Althorp House

Historic Houses Association Member

Althorp, Northampton, NN7 4HQ, Tel: 01604 770107

Built in 1508 and set within 550 acres of walled park, Althorp has been the home of the Spencer family for 500 years. Today, Althorp contains one of the finest private collections of art, furniture and ceramics in the world.

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  • Rail station: Northampton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

Mr Straw's House

National Trust

5-7 Blyth Grove, Worksop, S81 0JG, Tel: 01909 482380

Discover the family home of a well-to-do tradesman in the 1920s.


Papplewick Hall

Historic Houses Association Member

Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8FE, Tel: 0115 9632623

A beautiful classic Georgian house, built of Mansfield stone, set in parkland, with woodland garden laid out in the 18th century. The house is notable for its very fine plasterwork, and elegant staircase. Grade I listed.