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Who Lives in a house like this? Blessingbourne Estate

Blessingbourne Estate is an historic 550 acre country estate, nestled in the heart of woodlands and wildlife on the edge of the Clogher Valley and Fermanagh Lakelands – one of North West Ireland’s most tranquil and magical locations. Guests and visitors can experience the unique blend of things to do and see whilst enjoying a countryside retreat. On site activities…

Annual Conference of the Association for Industrial Archaeology

The week-long annual conference of the Association for Industrial Archaeology in the University of Nottingham in September 2018 showcases the current revision of the Research Frameworks on the archaeology of post-medieval period; makes numerous awards in the field of Industrial heritage; and celebrates the heritage of the local area. University of Nottingham Friday 31st August – Tuesday 4th September 2018…

Portavogie Seafood Festival, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Attention all seafood lovers! Situated around the harbour, the event will celebrate Portavogie’s rich fishing heritage with a programme of cookery demonstrations and fish-based activities. This is a superb family day with splendid seafood produce supplied by the local community, cookery demos, maritime themed activities, fun for the little ones and so much more! Chef demonstrations net-mending demonstration RNLI displays…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

Heritage orchards and cider making exhibition

Learn about the heritage of our orchards in Wales. The history of cider and perry making within this interactive touring exhibition. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate from the 8th century. These modifications were completed in 1892-3.…

Heydon – Open Gardens

A wonderful opportunity to explore the gardens of Heydon Hall and a variety of gardens in historic and picturesque Heydon village. Heydon is one of less than a dozen privately owned villages in Great Britain and became Norfolk’s first conservation area in 1971. Heydon is also home to six County Wildlife Sites, has won Best Kept Village on two occasions,…

Burlingham Open Gardens

Visit over twenty gardens in Main Road and The Green (linked by the woodland path past St Andrew’s Church) including an opportunity to see ‘Repton’s Gate’ in the walled garden at Burlingham Hall. We have live music, teas, Norfolk ice cream and a BBQ. Also a dog agility display and a gaggle of Alpacas, perhaps vintage tractors too! Click here…

Adapt Northern Heritage

This project supports communities and authorities to adapt cultural heritage to environment impacts of climate change and associated natural hazards through community engagement and conservation planning. With support from the Interreg programme for the Northern Periphery and Artic, the project involves partners from Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Scotland and Sweden. The Project Partners, Historic Environment Scotland, Minjastofnun Íslands (the Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland),…

Aylsham Gardeners Market

The Aylsham farmers markets are held on the first Saturday of the month and are as popular as ever. This month’s market will have a gardening theme, in honour of Humphry Repton, and will be a treat for all gardeners and non-gardeners alike. Also, see the Repton exhibition in Aylsham Parish Church together with an opportunity to view a copy…

The Prophet in his own country

This June, to mark the bi-centenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the Norfolk Gardens Trust in association with The Gardens Trust is offering a two-day conference focused on Sheringham Hall and Park, Barningham Hall and Honing Hall, based at the Links Country Park Hotel in Cromer. Our speakers are well known to garden and landscape historians through their books,…