Historic Houses

In The UK

East England

Bishops Bonner Cottage Museum

This delightful early 16th century, timber framed, thatched building, once three cottages, is the oldest domestic building in East Dereham

Address: St Withburga Ln, Dereham, Norfolk NR19 1ED
Phone:01362 695652


Doddington Hall

A Superb Elizabethan Mansion by the renowned architect Robert Smythson.

Address: Doddington, Lincolnshire LN6 4RU
Construction started: 1593
Opened: 1600
Phone: 01522 694308


Elton Hall and Gardens

Elton Hall stands in the midst of unspoilt landscaped parkland, on a site where there has been a house since the Norman Conquest.

Elton Hall is a baronial hall in Elton, Cambridgeshire. It has been the ancestral home of the Proby family since 1660. The hall lies in an 3,800-acre estate through which the River Nene runs. Wikipedia


Hemingford Grey Manor

Built in the 1130s The Manor is reputedly the oldest  continuously inhabited house in Britain and much of the original house remains virtually intact in spite of various changes over nine hundred years.

        Hemingford Grey Huntingdon Cambridgeshire
                                           PE28 9BN

Phone 01480 463134


Ickworth House Park Gardens

The eccentric Earl of Bristol created this equally eccentric house



Kentwell - a romantic, moated, mellow redbrick Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting

                                       Long Melford
                                         CO10 9BA
                                     01787 310 207


Layer Marney Tower

Layer Marney Tower - A Great British Building


Sandringham House

The country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is set in sixty acres (twenty four hectares) of glorious informal gardens with two beautiful lakes. Built by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and passed down as a private home


Somerleyton Hall and Gardens

Somerleyton Hall and Gardens is one of the most popular stately homes in East Anglia.Situated in the beautiful Suffolk countryside the Hall and Gardens                                          boasts a famous maze, much visited by holidaymakers,school children, as well as film and TV crews.