Things To Do

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

How to build the perfect sandcastle in 9 steps

A family build a sandcastle on the beach
Posted:
13 July 2018
Posted By:
Hannah Silverman
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Things To Do

Historically, building a castle could take many long years of hard labour and money - not to mention the tons of materials needed for construction. It was not an easy feat for even the most skilled builders who worked tirelessly to create some of England's most loved castles. Today English Herita...

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Things to do in August

Posted:
12 July 2018
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English Heritage
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Things To Do

Build the ultimate sandcastle, meet Roman soldiers and experience the thrill of the joust this August. It's one of our busiest months for events, with something to see and do every day, wherever you are. Get started with our summer calendar which has inspiration for days out in history every day ...

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VIDEO: How to Make Trifle – The Victorian Way

Mrs Crocombe putting the final touches on her trifle
Posted:
29 June 2018
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English Heritage
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Things To Do

Our favourite Victorian Masterchef is back with a new lesson in 19th-century cooking. Watch the cook at Audley End House, Mrs Crocombe, prepare a trifle for Lord and Lady Braybrooke. Trifles are still remarkably popular today, regularly appearing on dessert menus across the country. They have be...

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Things to do in July

Roman soldier in armour helmet
Posted:
29 June 2018
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English Heritage
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Things To Do

July is named after Julius Caesar – significant in the rise of the Roman Empire – who was born on 12 or 13 July in the year 100 BC. So it's fitting that we invite you to witness Roman soldiers clashing in battle amid the impressive landscapes of Hadrian's Wall country this month. You can a...

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