Things To Do

Step into England’s story with these ideas of places to discover, things to do and events at our sites.

Things To Do in May

Posted:
21 April 2017
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
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Things To Do

Summer is just around the corner, and the warmer weather brings exciting days out in the places where history happened. Enjoy a picnic in the grounds of a stately home, or witness a wartime castle brought to life with living history and reenactment events. Here are our top picks for days out in hi...

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Things to do in April

Posted:
31 March 2017
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
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Things To Do

Spring has most definitely sprung. Our castles, abbeys and houses are opening up for the summer season and our gardens are bursting into bloom. Now is the perfect time to spend a day out where history happened. Here are our highlights and top picks for April. Did you know? April has been a ...

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Here’s how you can see your own halo at Rievaulx Abbey

An artists impression of Brocken Spectre
Posted:
17 March 2017
Posted By:
English Heritage
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Things To Do

Throughout history a halo has symbolised sainthood, but what if you could see a version around your own head? Through a new light installation, artist Charles Monkhouse has devised a way to do just that. He will replicate Brocken Spectre, a naturally occurring phenomenon considered to be the origi...

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18 Inspiring things to do in March

family at Osborne
Posted:
28 February 2017
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
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Things To Do

Whether you're looking for a day out for Mothers' Day, want to get outside and enjoy the start of spring - or just want to do something a bit different, our historic sites offer all sorts of unique experiences. Here's a look at some of the things you can do this March. Did you know? March i...

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