UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OVER 400 HISTORIC PLACES
Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
Car parking adjacent to shop. Parking charges (£3.00) apply to non-members. Parking free for members. Disabled parking spaces available.
The Tearoom offers a seasonal menu of daily specials together with homemade scones, cakes and hot and cold drinks.
You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds.
Male, female and disabled toilets plus baby changing available.
Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds only. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.
Relaxing walled and knot gardens. Access is by paths across cobbled areas. There is a pleasant walk to the Royal Oak tree and also a permissive path to White Ladies Priory (another of Charles's hiding places) which is approximately 1 mile away. No ball games, please.
Family trail available.
English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.
If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.
Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.