Houses and buildings
From grand houses and palaces to cotton mills and urban homes, the historic houses and buildings in our care are full of fascinating stories and objects.
Winter house closures
Some of the historic houses in our care close over the winter months so we can carry out vital conservation work. Please check opening times before you visit.
Learn about some of the most unusual houses we look after and find out what makes them so special, from a tiny woodland cottage to a romantic country retreat.
Walk in the footsteps of famous people. From The Beatles to Sir Winston Churchill, Agatha Christie to Isaac Newton, discover more as you step into their former homes.
Discover the places we look after that have links to the Tudor period, from prominent figures like Henry VII and key events such as the dissolution of the monasteries. They’ve received royal visitors, hidden Catholic priests and witnessed important events.
Visit some of the places we look after that have inspired famous writers, playwrights and poets, including the homes of Beatrix Potter, Virginia Woolf and Thomas Hardy.