Top Ten Outdoor Events
Explore, experience and enjoy our fabulous landscape heritage this September... From coastal pathways, to hilltop walks, landscaped gardens and beautiful castle ruins;….
Oh what a night…
Sparkling wine, swag bags, gorgeous surroundings, a 5 foot impact report and of course cake….it must be the Heritage Open Days launch party. On Tuesday, we had a….
Travelling into the Unknown – Female Explorers and Adventurers
To mark 100 years since the first British women got the vote, this year’s Heritage Open Days theme is ‘Extraordinary Women’. Hundreds of events are….
HerStories – telling the stories of the suffragettes through the National Heritage List
The other week I went to a fascinating discussion panel on ‘Sites of Sabotage’ where a speaker from Historic England highlighted their recent work on….
Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Staffordshire
Nigel Bowers from Chatterley Whitfield Friends group has been welcoming Heritage Open Days visitors to this stunning site of industrial heritage since….
Oswestry & beyond, Shropshire
Mark Hignett from Oswestry Town Museum has been championing his local area through Heritage Open Days since 2011. Opening a local museum in the process and becoming an….
Liskeard Unlocked, Cornwall
Rachel Brooks & Yvette Hayward from Liskeard Town Council have been unlocking doors to share their Cornish town's wonderful stories since 2017. Why we take….
Take 5 with our monthly miscellany
For the revamped blog we promised a peek behind the scenes of HODs central. Well, it’s been an interesting month with woodland walks, cake competitions, meeting….
A new collaboration with 2017 Historic Photographer of the Year
We’re delighted to announce a new collaboration between Heritage Open Days and award winning photographer, Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage. Matt's specialism….