Inspire Me

Kenilworth Castle in frost

Inspire me

Find ideas for things to do this season, read our latest blog posts and news stories, plus keep up with us on social media to plan your weekends. Go in depth and discover our historic gardens, travel guides, historic walks, Victorian recipes and more. Your winter inspiration is right here.

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Things to do in January

The new year has arrived, and January is the perfect time to get out into the open air and explore the places of England's history.

Discover our beautiful historic winter gardens in all their glory, make a positive start to 2018 with history-inspired new year's resolutions, or find events near you to enjoy in the coming months.

If you're looking to get away this month, look no further than our travel guides which offer suggested itineraries for short breaks and long weekends in the places where history happened.

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Get tips and ideas for historic days out straight to your inbox when you subscribe to our monthly days out newsletter.

Featuring places to go, walks and holidays away, plus all the latest events, it has everything you need to plan ahead and explore the past each month.  

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Recent stories from our blog


When Paul Catherall first saw the Iron Bridge 40 years ago, he not only discovered a World Heritage Site – he discovered his passion. He was visiting on a school excursion and he and his fellow students were asked to create a drawing of the site. Little did Paul know this would be the start of his artistic career.

We spoke to Paul about his love of design and what makes the Iron Bridge both artistically striking and historically significant.

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