What's On

What's On

With the warmer weather of the summer season approaching, enjoy a day out in history with the family.

Discover immersive storytelling and interactive performances at our sites this May half term, or take the family on a trip to Queen Victoria’s seaside home on the Isle Wight for a Grand Day Out. You can also stroll through our beautiful historic gardens and see these charming outdoor spaces at their blooming best.

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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May Half Term

Plan your next family adventure to an English Heritage site this May half term.

Step back in time as we bring history to life at historic sites across the country. Join us to watch performances, listen to storytellers and spend time exploring as a family in the great outdoors.

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Blooming Gardens

Experience England’s garden story this season with self-led tours, talks, music and plant sales.

Discover garden fashions through history as you soak up the sights and scents of beautiful historic gardens in bloom.

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Family Days Out

Find inspiration for a family day out with our themed guides, creative ideas, and lists of the best days out as voted for by our Members.

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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


  • Spacious Places

    Here are some of the places where it's easiest to explore history in the open air away from the crowds.

  • 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 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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