Attractions for category: Historic Attractions

  • Calke Abbey
     

    Calke Abbey

    Calke Abbey is full of history, surprises, and misconceptions. The estate was an Augustinian priory from the 12th century, but was dissolved by Henry VIII’s campaign to start the Church of England. The present building, […]

     
     
  • Buscot Park
     

    Buscot Park

    Built in the early 1780s, Buscot House is an eclectic mix of architectural styles, ranging from Palladian to neoclassical. In its original form, it did not adhere to any strict style, and has been renovated […]

     
     
  • Blenheim Palace
     

    Blenheim Palace

    A large, stately home in Oxfordshire, Blenheim Palace has an illustrious history. The seat of the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is one of England’s largest houses. It is often touted as England’s Versailles. It […]

     
     
  • Baddesley Clinton
     

    Baddesley Clinton

    This moated manor house is the perfect day out full of surprises and discovery. Much of the house boasts 16th century carvings and furniture, though a personal touch is added by the many 19th century […]

     
     
  • Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
     

    Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

    Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway runs a 15 inch gauge steam railway, every weekend with trains running from 10am. Climb onboard and chug along the two mile coastal track, overlooking the Humber Estuary. Fantastic fun for […]

     
     
  • Burton Agnes Hall
     

    Burton Agnes Hall

    Burton Agnes Hall is a beautiful manor house, situated in the village of Burton Agnes in Yorkshire. Since Roger de Stuteville built the original Norman manor-house (the lower chamber of which still remains), the property […]