This year's Heritage Open Days festival takes place from 7- 10 September. Celebrating our diverse history, architecture and culture, we've organised a range of free events at our special places across the Lake District.
A one day only chance to view the private chapel of Sizergh's resident family, the Stricklands
A chance to chat with the crew and hear the story of this historic yacht's rescue and rebuild and an opportunity to view seldom seen archive material.
Join us for a short ramble as we delve into the mining history of Whitehaven.
The Brownes of Townend were a simple farming family, but their home and belongings bring to life more than 400 years of extraordinary stories.
Join one of our free outdoor tours at Fell Foot to find out about some of its fascinating stories.
Make yourself at home at Allan Bank and explore inside and out
Step back in time to the 1770s and experience William Wordsworth’s childhood.
Join us for a walk with the Colourful Coast Partnership from Haig Museum along the coast to the St Bees Head Fog Signal Station.
Join a tour with our volunteer research intern to hear what we’ve discovered about the castle and the Dawsons.