Houses

We have more than 300 houses in our care, from the grand and imposing to the small and quirky

The Turquoise Hall (Blue Room) at Snowshill Manor, Gloucestershire

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Many historic houses are open in England. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. In line with Welsh Government legislation, all places in Wales will close from 24 October to 9 November. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

Houses we recommend

Grantham, Lincolnshire

The perfect English country house?

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Exeter, Devon

A family home and a great estate. Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland with fine 18th-century house

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Magherafelt, County Londonderry

Pretty 17th-century 'Plantation' home with a significant costume collection

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Fun for curious minds

Interior design through the ages

Armoury corridor in the Manor at Waddesdon, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

House and collection highlights at our places 

Get closer to the many objects and works of art in the houses and world-class collections we care for in our round-up of articles.

Birds eye view of Oxburgh's roofline

Oxburgh Hall's Roof Project 

Discover one of our most ambitious restoration project to date, which will secure the future of this 500 year old building. Along the way we'll share our discoveries, life behind the scenes and opportunities to take a closer look.

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Gifts for the home

Take inspiration from our houses and buildings with this collection of homeware.