The city of Sheffield is surrounded by special places in our care. Just a short journey from the city brings you to open countryside and grand houses.

A basement room at Nostell, filled with wine bottles from years gone by

Forgotten spaces at Nostell 

Ever wondered what lies behind Nostell’s locked doors? Discover more about this beautiful country house in 2016 as you explore forgotten rooms, see the collections in a new light and unravel tales of lost treasures.

Duchess Evelyn's bedchamber

Last Lady of Hardwick 

Duchess Evelyn Devonshire is a lady whose remarkable story is woven into the very fabric of Hardwick itself. She was the last of the Cavendish family to call Hardwick her home and now you can step into her life and experience Hardwick the way she lived it – and cared for it.

Tulip borders in the walled kitchen garden

Spring in the gardens at Clumber Park 

Evenings are becoming lighter and days becoming longer and there are plenty of signs around Clumber Park that spring has finally sprung.

Dog walking on the Longshaw Estate, Peak District

Visiting Longshaw with children 

From natural play to climbing adventures, there's something fun to do at Longshaw all year round.

Eyam Hall's front entrance

Discover Eyam hall in a new way 

Visit this year and experience Eyam Hall like never before. With previously untold stories to hear, find out more about generations bygone at Eyam Hall.

Places to visit

Sunset behind rocks at Alport Castles, Dark Peak, Derbyshire

Walking in the Peak District 

The Peak District is renowned as one of the finest places in the country to take a walk. Here are a few of our favorites.