Christmas 2019

Events and things to do this Winter

Christmas may be over, but there's still plenty to do at our historic places in January and February. 

Enjoy exclusive tours behind the scenes, step out in the clear winter nights for our Dark Skies stargazing events and explore a range of family events across the country. 

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February Half Term

Looking for things to do this February half term? Fire up your family's imagination by delving into England's history, whatever the weather.

Embark on a Roman quest, hunt for fairies in historic gardens or learn what it takes to be a butler in a Victorian household. There are lots of events to bring the family together in the school break.

Things to do

Dark Skies

Join us under dark skies throughout February to stargaze in the places where history happened. Learn about astronomy and pick up top tips from experts on hand to guide you through the celestial sights. 

Stargazing events will take place at: 

Travel Guides

Plan a weekend away or a short break in England with our regional travel guides. They're packed with ideas of historic sites to visit, things to see and do, plus places to stay and practical advice for getting around.

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Spotlight On Places We Love

There's more to many of our historic places than meets the eye.

Take a closer look at the hidden histories of some of the sites that we care for, discover what our teams love about them and why you should plan a visit for yourself.

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