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Follow our historic properties to find ideas for things to do each season, read our latest blog posts and news stories, plus keep up with us on social media for weekend inspiration. Go in depth and discover a range of topics such as historic gardens, travel guides and food and drink.

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Our picks for March

Family at Osborne

As spring arrives, there's more and more to do and see at our sites and historic gardens. Discover Neolithic crafts at Stonehenge or take a behind-the-scenes tour. 

Don't forget - Mothers' Day is on 26 March, so there's plenty of time to plan a day out or find the perfect gift.  

Things to do this spring
  • Spring in the gardens at Audley End House

    Spring garden highlights

    Our gardens are starting to burst with colour, so welcome the season with a visit to one of our historic places. Here are our picks for gardens to visit this spring.

  • Woman in helmet with sword and shield

    Mothers' Day Ideas

    There are plenty of things to do over the Mothers Day weekend. Plan a great family day out, browse gift ideas and find out more about women in history.

  • Mah-Jongg sitting in his personal deckchair on board the Courtaulds' yacht 'Virginia'.

    Spotlight on Eltham Palace

    Few properties can boast such an eclectic combination of history and architecture as Eltham Palace. Take a closer look at this unique place to visit in London.

Interactive Animation: the Story of 1066

1066 was the year that changed England's story forever. Navigate your way through our interactive graphic novel animation, looking out for 10 hidden items to collect as you go.

Once you've scrolled through the story of 1066, there's one final test... Will you be an Saxon Farmer? Or perhaps a Chronicler? Or will you conquer all as William, Duke of Normandy himself?

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Stories from our blog

Snowdrops at Stokesay Castle

18 Inspiring Things to do in March

Whether you’re planning a day out with mum, looking for ways to get outside and enjoy the start of spring, or just searching for something a bit different, our historic sites offer all sorts of unique experiences.

We take a look at some of the things you can do this March.

Spring Inspiration
Mah-jongg the lemur at Eltham Palace

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