Visit - London

Discover great days out in London at some of the capital's most iconic houses and gardens this season. From the inspiring Wellington Arch with its year-round programme of exhibitions to the Art Deco decadence of Eltham Palace, there is plenty to do for all the family.



    Explore a beautiful Georgian villa and stroll in the tranquil parkland.

  • Kenwood

    Get your art fix for free with our world-class collection.

See stunning art collections

Ranger's House

The collection of fine and decorative art on display at Ranger's House was put together in the late 19th century by Sir Julius Wernher. It represents one of the most extraordinary collections of medieval and early modern European art to have been made by one person.

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Inside Kenwood House you will find internationally renowned paintings, including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Reynolds. These masterpieces make Kenwood a joyous visit for art-lovers, and best of all, it's free to visit.

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Apsley House

Apsley House is the former residence of the Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellsley. The impressive collection of artworks that decorate its walls, were mostly presented to the Duke by European rulers, grateful for Wellington's defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo and the liberation of the continent.

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Marble Hill

Henrietta Howard was a remarkable 18th-century woman: an influential courtier, friend of poets and politicians, and patron of the arts. See the paintings, furniture and porcelain on display inside Marble Hill today, which evoke an 18th-century love of the Orient, and suit Henrietta Howard's taste and status.

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London Travel

  • A Long Weekend in London

    London is one of the world’s most famous cities. It’s a centre for everything from fashion to finance, politics to pop music, and monarchy to media – and it’s been at the heart of English history for thousands of years.

  • Spotlight On Eltham Palace

    Wander through a medieval hall, see glamorous examples of art deco design and explore a basement converted into a Second World War bunker. Plus, meet the owner's pampered pet lemur, Mah-jongg.

  • Step Inside Apsley House and Wellington Arch

    On the corner of London's Hyde Park, Apsley House was a city home to the Duke of Wellington and displays the military leader's vast art collection. Across the road, the well-known landmark of Wellington Arch houses an exhibition on Wellington's life, and offers great views across central London.

  • London's Blue Plaques

    London’s blue plaques scheme, run by English Heritage, celebrates the links between notable figures of the past and the buildings in which they lived and worked. Founded in 1866, it has inspired many similar schemes in the UK and around the world.

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Take a break from the hubbub of daily city life, by exploring a range of picturesque and tranquil English Heritage sites in London. Make the most of what this region and the rest of the country has to offer with an English Heritage Membership. Enjoy unlimited access to hundreds of historic places plus free and discounted entry to our fantastic events.

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