Houses & buildings

With more than 300 historic buildings in our care, from the grand and imposing to the small and quirky, you're spoilt for choice when planning a visit.

Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd
A conservator at work brushing items at Chirk Castle, Wrexham

Putting the house to bed 

Find out why some of our houses shut for the winter, and what happens behind those closed doors.

Buildings in need of help

The Zodiac roundels on the Boudoir’s ceiling at Knightshayes Court, Devon


Visit our places like Penrhyn Castle, Wales and Tyntesfield, Somerset, to see examples of Victorian interior design. Here's a short guide to the eclectic styles of the era.

Bringing history alive

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