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Exterior view of Stoneywell, Leicestershire. Stoneywell was built as a summer home by Arts and Crafts architect-designer Ernest Gimson for his brother Sidney.
Exterior view of Stoneywell | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Houses and buildings to visit in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

From buildings with Tudor connections to a house dedicated to Arts and Crafts, there is so much history to explore.

Houses and buildings in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

Discover the National Trust's buildings and houses for a great family day out.

The Sitting Room with white walls and wooden floors at Stoneywell, with a chair and couch surrounding the large fireplace, and bookshelves, a desk and typewriter visible
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The cottage at Stoneywell 

Delve into Stoneywell’s collection of Arts and Crafts treasures, from unique handcrafted furniture to a replica cot and a small ceramics collection.

Lyveden manor in the autumn sunshine
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Things to do at Lyveden 

With a manor house to see, plan your visit here, with historical talks, information on the garden design and our temporary exhibition space there's plenty to see and do.

The interior of the kitchen at Canons Ashby house in Northamptonshire. The room has a stone flagstone floor with a large range over and servants bells on the wall.
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Canons Ashby House 

Explore the historic house at Canons Ashby with grand rooms, stunning tapestries and plasterwork which contrasts with the servants' quarters. Find out more about what you can see.

Signpost pointing the way to the Priest's House, a stone building with a pitched roof, Easton On The Hill, Northamptonshire
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Priest's House, Easton on the Hill 

Small pre-Reformation stone building

near Stamford, Northamptonshire

All houses and buildings in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

    A view of the north end of Stoneywell, an Arts and Crafts cottage, with a sloping lawn on the right and a bare tree in front of the house on the left

    Discover more in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

    From small personal houses to cosy gardens and woodland habitats, explore all that Leicestershire and Northamptonshire has to offer.