Pick of the Season

Step back into history with our pick of the best days out this winter.

Stonehenge in the frost
Re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings - knight on a horse

Follow the Year of the Normans

The most famous battle in English history happened 950 years ago in 1066. The Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest transformed England - find out how and why with us this year. 

Battle Abbey - one of our Norman Walks

Norman Winter Walks

Explore the legacy of the Norman conquest this winter, with castles and abbeys which are perfect for a winter walk.

Whitby Abbey illuminated in October 2015

Spotlight On: Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey has inspired artists and writers for centuries, from the earliest named Anglo-Saxon poet to the author of 'Dracula', Bram Stoker. Discover this stimulating site for yourself...

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