Christmas and New Year opening times 2017
Many of our sites will be open this festive season, so why not spend Christmas or New Year with us?
With woodland walks, carols and falconry displays, there's plenty of special events for the whole family to enjoy.
The places listed below are all open between 27 - 31 December 2017. You'll find full details of their opening times, and more useful information for planning your visit, on the individual site pages.
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London and the South East
Explore one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture and design surviving in Britain today.
The family home of world-renowned scientist Charles Darwin is a must-see in Kent.
The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries.
Take a glimpse into the private life of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and enjoy the vast estate and gardens.
Open the door to this charming Tudor castle by the sea, home to the original Wellington boots, and its eight acres of magnificent grounds.
A magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk.
Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk.
Visit one of England's finest country houses, wander the tranquil gardens, and enjoy stunning views.
Midlands and South West
Wander the lavish rooms of the Little Castle and delight in the spectacular views from the wall walk.
Walk in the beautifully recreated Elizabethan garden and scale the heights of the tower built to woo the Queen.
Explore the dramatic ruins of Witley Court and travel back to a world of lavish house parties.
Step into the finest and best-preserved fortified medieval manor house in England, plus enjoy stunning views.
Standing in open countryside, Goodrich Castle is one of the best preserved of all English medieval castles.
Site of the original Salisbury, this mighty Iron Age hill fort was where the first cathedral once stood.
One of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.
Set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, Tintagel offers dramatic views, fascinating ruins and a stunning café.
Yorkshire and the North
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Explore the medieval castle, Grecian inspired Hall, acres of impressive gardens and wonderful views.
Housesteads Roman Fort
The most complete Roman fort in Britain. Set where Hadrian's Wall climbs to the top of a dramatic escarpment.
Crowning a rocky crag, Beeston is one of the most dramatically sited medieval castles in England.
The inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula, Whitby Abbey sits overlooking the picturesque Yorkshire seaside town.
The perfect choice for a peaceful day out, with its extensive ruins and fascinating museum.
With its stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, the castle will be the pinnacle of your visit to Scarborough.