A volunteer with a visitor in Kenwood House's Adam Library
Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire
Painting conservation
Virginia Woolf's Blue Plaque

Our Appeals

The historic places in English Heritage's care span six millennia and include palaces, abbeys, houses, castles, hill figures, industrial sites, Roman forts and even deserted medieval villages. Discover how you can make a difference to a project that inspires you.

The cannons of Etal Castle

Save our Cannons

We’re calling on the public to help conserve and repair some of England's most important historic guns. We want to ensure that they can withstand the elements for generations to come, but we need your support.


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The Iron Bridge

Project Iron Bridge

The world's first iron bridge is an extraordinary feat of human ingenuity. After the strain of two centuries, the bridge is at risk. By supporting Project Iron Bridge you will help save an industrial icon for future generations to enjoy.


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Stonemason at work

Once and Future Fund

Over 300 of the sites in our care are free for all to enjoy. By supporting the Once and Future Fund, you will help to secure the future of the places across England where history was made.

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A volunteer opening the Adam Library door at kenwood House

Help Kenwood Thrive

Far from the hustle and bustle of the capital on the edge of Hampstead Heath, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems. Part of what makes Kenwood so special is that it's free for everybody to visit. You can be part of Kenwood's story and help care for the house and its collection for everyone now and in the future.

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Sir Christopher Wren’s Blue Plaque

Blue Plaques

London's blue plaques scheme, founded in 1866, is believed to be the oldest of its kind in the world. Every plaque, from research to production, is funded by donations. The future of the scheme relies on your support every step of the way.

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