Visit Heritage Blog (December 2022) - Visit Heritage

  • Burghley House
    In News

    New year – new attractions at Burghley House!

    Due to open in Spring 2023, Burghley House are excited to unveil their new adventure play attraction! The new play area will offer an outdoor play destination for families locally and those visiting from afar.

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    In News

    More added to National Heritage list

    First World War training trenches, centuries old shipwrecks and cabmen shelters are among the sites being added to the National Heritage list. They are now part of the official database of protected historical assets.

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    The history of Boxing Day

    Ask anyone about Boxing Day and no doubt they will tell you that although it is officially known as St Stephen’s Day, all they really know about it is that it is a day for huge discounts in the shops and watching the football. That hasn’t always been the case though – in fact the day only became a Bank Holiday in the 1970s! Here is the low down on Boxing Day – where it originated, why we celebrate it and what it means to us.

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    How well do you know the Beatles?

    When it comes to Britain’s heritage, few bands have made quite the same impact as the Beatles. Encompassing the swinging sixties, John, Paul George and Ringo are an intrinsic part of Britain’s history and with the anniversary of John Lennon’s untimely death falling in December, we thought we’d see just how well you know the Fab Four.

  • Beaulieu
    In News

    The Snow Queen comes to Beaulieu

    Beaulieu Abbey are hosting open-air performances of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen performed by the London Touring Players from 16th December to 2nd January

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