Inspire Me

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 for weekend inspiration. Go in depth and discover our historic gardens, travel guides, historic walks, Victorian recipes and more. All the inspiration you need is right here.

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Halloween events 2018

Prepare for treats and tricks at our Halloween events taking place across the country.

Kids and families will have a frighteningly good time at our historic places this Halloween, with terrifying trails, spooky storytelling and creepy crafts at our castles, abbeys and houses.

And come nightfall, brave grownups can explore some of the country's eeriest castles and discover the darker side of history.

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Things to do in September

Autumn may be just around the corner, but summer still has plenty to give at our historic places throughout September.

Our programme of events is in full swing, with something for all ages wherever you are in England. Plus there’s guides to summer walks, a chance to build the ultimate castle in Minecraft and much more.

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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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The glory days of castles might be long gone, but our country’s proud tradition of fortress-building is alive and well on beaches and in sandpits up and down the country. Now’s your chance to put your castle-building skills to the test and get involved in our #LoveCastles summer season. 

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