Tagged: history

Stories of our Statues

Posted:
1 July 2019
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

Myths, legends and folklore are intricately linked with the stories of England's past. But while a lot of these are carried through generational stories and historical literature, tangible associations live on at the historic places we care for. Through the statues at our sites, we can see represent...

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Top 5 things to do in July

Posted:
26 June 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Explore the Stonehenge skyscape wherever you are, hear stories from England's past and enjoy live music in the gardens of historic houses. Here's our pick of the top 5 things to see and do with us in July... Did you know? 🤔 On 1 July 1858, a paper by the scientist Charles Darwin w...

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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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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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