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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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Enchanted events 2018

Share an after-dark adventure with your friends and family this winter. Discover an enchanting world of light and colour as you and your children experience the themed garden trail.

Find hidden fairies, meet the magical talking trees and get hands-on with our interactive lighting. Perfect for festive family pictures.

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Christmas through the ages for all ages

This Christmas we’ve got lots of festive treats for you to unwrap. 

Browse our range of Christmas events, get hands-on with craft ideas and traditional Victorian recipes, and discover all the historic places you can explore over the season.

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Our picks this season

Things to do in December

The festive season is here and our historic places are filled with carols, crafts and Christmas cheer. Enjoy a traditional carol concert at Rievaulx Abbey, experience Christmas on the home front at Dover Castle and meet Father Christmas himself at historic places all over England. 

A month of winter magic starts here... 

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Mrs Crocombe Receives a “Taste of America"

Join our Victorian cook Mrs Crocombe as she receives a food parcel from her acquaintance in America, Mr Townsend. 

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Step aside Harry Potter – our monks’ garden at Mount Grace Priory is like a real-life version of a Hogwarts herbology classroom.

Our gardeners have been busy planting herbs and flowers that the Carthusian monks could have grown here in the 15th century. But you can’t buy these herbs in the supermarket.

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