Visit Heritage Blog (August 2021) - Visit Heritage

  • Historic September
    In history

    Historic September

    As September is the month of Heritage Open Days, we thought we’d take a look at some of the other important moments that took place through out history during the month of September.

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    Heritage Open Days 2021 in Bath

    Venues across Bath and the surrounding areas will open up their doors this September for Heritage Open Days (10-19 September). The nationwide celebration of history, architecture and culture is a chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all for free. 

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    The UK’s literary hotspots

    Forget finding a beach read for this summer, instead why not explore some of the UK’s biggest literary hotspots and find beloved characters and new favourites along the way?

  • August through history
    In history

    August through history

    What happened this month in years gone by? Take a look at these historic events that took place during the month of August.

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    In history

    Monarch of the Month | England’s early kings

    Over a 1200 year span, there have been over 50 monarchs of England, the earliest of which were the Saxon kings who ruled what was then known as Wessex and Mercia. Today we’re going to take a look at our earliest monarchs dating before the Battle of Hastings.

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    Things to do this Heritage Open Day in Norfolk

    Heritage Open Days are an annual celebration of history and culture which aims to bring together local people every September to find out more about their local heritage. It is a wonderful opportunity to see hidden places and try out new experiences. This year’s Heritage Open Days start on 10th until 19th September.

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    5 great Roman sites to visit this Summer

    The summer time is the best time to visit some of the UK’s best Roman ruins, particularly those that are outside as the dry weather will allow you to see more of the former foundations, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Roman sites for you to visit this summer.

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