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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

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

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.


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

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.


Hob Hurst's House


Chesterfield, DE45 1JS, Tel: 01629 816200

A square prehistoric burial mound with an earthwork ditch and outer bank. It was named after a local goblin.


Gainsborough Old Hall

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Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB, Tel: 01427 677348

Visit Gainsborough Old Hall and step back into the past. This magnificent medieval manor is one of the best in the country and is an evocative reminder of days gone by.


Leicester Cathedral

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St. Martin's House, Leicester, LE1 5DE, Tel: 0116 261 5200

Leicester Cathedral is situated in the City Centre, close to the Guildhall. With its tall spire, the Cathedral is an important part, not only of Leicester's life and work, but also of the city's skyline.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • 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.


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.


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.


78 Derngate: The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House at 78 Derngate


82 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UH, Tel: 01604 603407

78 Derngate is the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It is now a multi award-winning visitor attraction offering an unforgettable day out in Northampton.


Haddonstone Show Gardens


The Forge House, Church Lane, East Haddon, Northampton, NN6 8DB, Tel: 01604 770711

See Haddonstone's classic garden ornaments in the beautiful setting of the walled manor gardens including: planters, fountains, statuary, birdbaths, sundials and balustrading - even an orangery and other landscape follies.

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  • Rail station: Long Buckby or Northampton (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access

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.


Alford Manor House

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The Manor House, West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9HT, Tel: 01507 463073

Reputedly the largest thatched manor house in the country, Alford Manor House was built to a traditional H plan in 1611.


Ashby de la Zouch Castle

VistEngland VAQASEnglish Heritage

South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BR, Tel: 01530 413343

Visitors can climb the tower today despite it suffering massive damage during the Civil War. There are great views from the top! Then make sure you discover the underground passage from the kitchen to the tower.

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  • Rail station: Loughborough (10 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

Marston Hall

Historic Houses Association Member

Marston, Grantham, NG32 2HQ, Tel: 07812 356237

Small country house. Late C16, C17, 1699, c.1720. Limestone ashlar, coursed rubble, red brick, plain tile and pantile steep pitched roofs with stone coped gables, 3 gable stacks and single, large projecting stack to rear.


Harlaxton Manor


Harlaxton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 1AG, Tel: 01476 403000

Harlaxton Manor was built in the 1830s for Gregory Gregory, a wealthy Nottinghamshire businessman, to replace the original Elizabethan Manor House in Harlaxton Village.


Brewhouse Yard Museum


Castle Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 1FB, Tel: 0115 915 3600

Located at the base of the Castle Rock, the museum depicts the social history of Nottingham over the last 300 years. It contains a mixture of reconstructed room and shop settings, and gallery displays.


CarltonHall at Carlton Hall


Church Lane, Carlton-On-Trent, NG23 6LP, Tel: 01636 821596

Carlton Hall is a grade II* listed building in Carlton-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.

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  • Rail station: Newark Castle (7.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome

Rockingham Castle

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Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH, Tel: 01536 770240

Delve into history at Rockingham Castle, which was built on the orders of William the Conqueror.

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  • Rail station: Kettering (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access