What's On

What's On

Enjoy great days out this autumn, with activities across the country for families and history aficionados alike to enjoy.

With the festive period just around the corner, book your tickets to our family-friendly Christmas Adventure Quests.

As a Member, you’ll be able to enjoy free or discounted entry to all of our events, so sign-up today to enjoy the benefits.

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Autumn Days Out

How will you make the most of autumn?

Maybe you'll find serenity with a stroll at a majestic abbey? Or relax in the gardens and tearoom of a country house? Perhaps even set your sights on conquering an imposing castle? Whatever it is you're looking forward to doing as we head into autumn, we've got a day out to suit you and your family.

Find an autumn day out


Immerse yourself in a magical after-dark adventure this winter.

Gather your friends and family and discover a world of light, sound and colour as you explore enchanting garden trails. Wonder through the glowing light tunnel, uncover hidden views of the gardens and experience historic properties bathed in light.

BOOK NOW | Audley End House and Gardens, Essex | 9-30 Dec 2021
BOOK NOW | Eltham Palace and Gardens, London | 9-30 Dec 2021

Christmas Adventure Quests

Follow the trail, find the clues and discover amazing stories and secrets in the places where history happened. It’s a great way for the whole family to get out and about in Christmas week.

You can book your tickets today. Participating sites include:

1066 Battle Abbey | Beeston Castle | Belsay Hall | Bolsover Castle | Brodsworth Hall | Dover Castle | Framlingham Castle | Kenilworth Castle | Osborne | Pendennis Castle | Stonehenge | Whitby Abbey | Wrest Park


Become an English Heritage member and take full advantage of free entry to over 400 sites plus free or discounted access to our exciting events programme throughout the year.

Join now from £4.75 per month

Forthcoming events


  • Top Tearooms

    We know that cafés and tearooms are an important part of your visit. Here are some of our favourites from around the country.

  • Days Out with Dogs

    There are plenty of dog-friendly sites across the whole of England for you to enjoy alongside your furry friends.

  • History at Home

    We’re still here to help you discover the best stories of England’s past from the comfort of your home.

  • Shop Toys and Games

    Have fun with our collection of traditional toys and games, from family-favourite board games and dressing up costumes, to lawn games and more.

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