Top 5 things to do in June

Posted:
22 May 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

It's all going on at our historic places this month. Feel the power of medieval sportsmanship at our live jousts and knights' tournaments, or for a more serene day out, join gardening experts for exclusive tours and demonstrations in our historic gardens. Here's our top 5 ways to explore England'...

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Top 5 things to do in May

Posted:
25 April 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Above: Soldiers taking a break from the action at Dover Castle's WWII Weekend, one of our most popular events of the year taking place this month.  May is an action-packed month at our historic places, and it can be hard to keep on top of it all. That's why we've put together this handy guide to...

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Things to do in April

Posted:
29 March 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Spring has well and truly arrived and many of our historic places are now open for the season ahead. Why not make the most of the warmer weather and browse our pick of spring garden highlights?  Or if the weather takes a turn for the worse, fear not. We've also selected some of the best rain-pro...

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Hadrian’s Wall and the Original Night’s Watch

Hadrian's Wall
Posted:
19 March 2019
Posted By:
Frances McIntosh
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s well known that George R R Martin drew on many aspects of British history as inspiration for the world of Game of Thrones. The immense ice wall that protects the northern border of Westeros is definitely reminiscent of a certain structure in our care. But how similar was life for the Roman so...

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