Explore hidden places: 8-11 September

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Go behind the scenes: 8-11 September

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Free to explore - England's biggest heritage festival

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Unlock places near you: 7-10 September 2017

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Welcome to England’s favourite heritage festival!

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history, architecture and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore. (Heritage Open Days 2017 will be 7-10 September)

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