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Visit Your Heritage

If you are a fan of history or heritage, there's always something going on or somewhere new to visit. Why not take in an exhibition, watch a re-enactment or enjoy a guided tour or a family trail at a historic house near you.  
  • Female workers at Cadby Hall food factory in London handling tins during the production of Christmas puddings for troops fighting in the First World War

    Heritage Open Days

    On Saturday 8 September 11am to 3pm, visit our historic building, see highlights from our collections and find out how we care for what we hold.

  • Lloyds building

    Stroll Along London's Stories

    Our app will make your walks through London's neighbourhoods come to life with rich social and architectural history.

  • Detail of Dorothy Annan’s Fleet Building ceramic relief, 1961,

    See Our Latest Exhibitions

    Find out about Historic England's current and future exhibitions.

  • Group of adults sitting in a park, dressed in period dress from the 1960s

    Go to a Heritage Event

    Find heritage events to interest curious minds of all ages.

  • View of houses along quay walls in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

    Visit Grant-Aided Places

    You can visit any of the hundreds of historic properties across the country that we have grant-aided.

  • Panoramic view of Hadrian's Wall and surrounding landscape

    Visit a Historic Place

    Looking for an interesting day out? See our listing of historic places open to visit.

  • Diver Mark Beattie-Edwards at the surface before diving a wreck.

    Visit a Protected Wreck Site

    Dive into history at a Historic England protected wreck site or explore our virtual dive trails.

  • A diver wearing SCUBA equipment prepares to climb up a ladder from a boat following a dive.

    Rooswijk Shipwreck Excavation

    Archaeologists are excavating the wreck site of the Rooswijk. Follow their progress and come to an open day at Ramsgate.

  • Exterior view of looking up at red brick industrial building with a wooden turret on top.

    Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

    Current visitor information and future plans for Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings. This forerunner of the modern sky scraper is open and free to visit.

  • Exterior view of Bessie Surtees House from Watergate lane

    Bessie Surtees House

    A Jacobean home with a romantic history that's open to the public and free to visit.

  • Self-Guided Heritage Walking Tours

    Bring the history of London, Hull, Sheffield, Birmingham and Bristol neighbourhoods alive using photos from the Historic England Archive.

  • Group of people viewing a statue

    London History Day 2018

    On Thursday 31 May join in the London History Day celebrating the capital's extraordinary history and heritage.

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