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Christmas at Hardwick
Christmas at Hardwick at Hardwick Estate

Wed 22 Nov - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Chesterfield 01246 850430

Christmas Elf Hunt at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Sat 16 - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Market Bosworth 01455 290429

Audience with Father Christmas at Bolsover Castle

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Bolsover 01246 822844

Christmas weekends at Calke at Calke Abbey

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Derby 01332 863822

Christmas fine food fair at Calke Abbey

Sun 17 Dec 2017

Derby 01332 863822


Selected stately homes

Deene Park

Corby 01780 450361

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

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
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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.


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.


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.


Lyddington Bede House


Blue Coat Lane, Lyddington, Uppingham, LE15 9LZ, Tel: 01572 822438

Set beside the church of the picturesque ironstone village of Lyddington, Lyddington Bede House originated as the medieval wing of a palace belonging to the Bishops of Lincoln.


1620s House and Garden

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Manor Road, Donington Le Heath, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 2FW, Tel: 01455 290429

Step back in time to explore this early 17th century house and its gardens and see how people lived 400 years ago.


Stanford Hall

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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.


D H Lawrence Heritage Centre


D H Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3DZ, Tel: 01773 717353

D.H. Lawrence Heritage unites the literary legacy and physical locations of D.H. Lawrence's life in the mining region of North West Nottinghamshire.


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.


Chesters Bridge (Hadrians Wall)


Chesters Bridge (Hadrians Wall), Chesters, NE49 9PQ, Tel: 0370 333 1181

Close to Chesters Roman Fort are the remains of a bridge which carried Hadrian's Wall across the North Tyne. Visible on both river banks, they are most impressive on the eastern side.


Launde Abbey

Quality Tourism in Leicestershire

Launde Road, East Norton, Leicester, LE7 9XB, Tel: 01572 717 254

Launde Abbey is an Elizabethan Manor House, built on the site of an Augustinian Priory founded in 1119. Within the House there is a beautiful Chapel thought to be all that remains of the original Priory Church.


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.


Brampton Grange


Brampton Grange, Sandy Lane, Chapel Brampton, Northampton, NN6 8AD, Tel: 01604 844717

Brampton Grange is one of Northampton's leading wedding venues.


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.


Upton Hall


Upton Hall, Upton, Newark, NG23 5TE, Tel: 01636 813795

Upton Hall is the headquarters of the British Horological Institute (BHI) in Upton, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire.


Mattersey Priory


Mattersey, DN10 5DS, Tel: .

The remains, mainly the 13th-century refectory and kitchen, of a small monastery for just six Gilbertine canons - the only wholly English monastic order.


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


Cottesbrooke Hall & Gardens

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Cottesbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8PF, Tel: 01604 505808

Dating from 1702 the Hall's beauty is matched by the magnificence of the gardens and the excellence of the picture, furniture and porcelain collections.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access

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