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We care for over 400 of England’s finest historic and most important sites including Stonehenge.
We care for over 400 of England’s finest historic and most important sites including Stonehenge.

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Be king or queen for the day in this mighty Northumberland fortress crowning the hilltop above the River Coquet. Enjoy a day out and see how the powerful Dukes of Northumberland, the Percy family, lived.
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Today Mrs Crocombe is making Gâteau de Pommes (or 'apple cheese'), a sweet dish using the apples harvested by Edgar, the third gardener at Audley End House.

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This Halloween, make your own paper lantern featuring the eerie silhouette of a real historic castle or abbey. Whether it's the Great Tower of Dover Castle or the gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, download one of our templates to get started.
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We invited YouTube stars Amy Lee33, Ashdubh and Speedy along to Bolsover Castle to uncover some of the mansion's darker tales. Guided by Lazarus Grim, follow them as they explore at night by torchlight.

Not all is as it seems, in the dark...

Plan your own Halloween adventure at our historic places: https://goo.gl/suUgLj
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What happens when you fire a Civil War mortar at a caravan?

We invited YouTuber Tom Scott to join our gunner in firing a replica of Roaring Meg, which destroyed large parts of Goodrich Castle during the siege by Colonel Birch in 1646. An explosive iron shell hitting a caravan would surely cause devastation. If they could hit it...
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In the latest installment of our behind-the-scenes look at The Victorian Way, Dr Annie Gray talks to historian Dr Andrew Hann about life 'below stairs' for servants at Audley End House in the 1800s.
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