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St George's Festival 2019
Immerse yourself in the story of England at the biggest, most action-packed St George's Day celebration in the country.
Witness the spectacle of swords clashing at Wrest Park on 27-28 April as you cheer for a gallant knight tackling the legendary dragon in a dramatic battle between good and evil. Watch a live joust play out before your eyes, wander through our Elizabethan living history encampment, and marvel at the might of a Roman infantry display.Find an event
DAYS OUT FOR UNDER £20
Looking for a great visit that won't break the bank?
From castles and monastic ruins to Iron Age hillforts, here are our top picks for family days out on a budget.
Whether you conquer a Norman castle or get a glimpse of monastic life at a Benedictine monastery, a family day out in history needn't be expensive.Get inspired
FAMILY PROPERTY GUIDES
Find everything you need to know before you visit one of our historic places, with our in-depth family guides. Plan your worry-free day out at the mighty Tudor keep of Pendennis Castle, the home of Charles Darwin at Down House or the iconic ancient monument of Stonehenge.
Our family guides cover things for all ages to see and do, as well as practical advice on food and drink, parking, toilets and access.Browse our family guides