Inspire Me

Walmer Castle in spring sunshine

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 April

Spring is in full swing and this time of year is perfect for getting out there and enjoying all that our historic places have to offer. Our popular St George’s Day events take place in April, featuring spectacular displays and activities inspired by every era from the Romans to the Victorians. Our historic gardens are also at their most beautiful from April, and we’ve got inspiration for great days out whatever the weather.

Things to do in April
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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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Our Feast! exhibition at Stonehenge reveals what the Neolithic people who built the monument ate, and where their food came from. In this blog post, Jessica Seaton looks at how we can reconnect with the places where we live by foraging, just as our prehistoric ancestors did, and gives some tips for beginners.

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