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Heritage Open Days celebrates England's fantastic architecture and history by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.

The Open Days offer a once-a-year chance to discover hidden architectural treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities. Heritage Open days runs across a few days in September, so there's plenty of opportunities to discover Leicester's hidden treasures!

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Opening Times

Event Dates: (6 Sept 2024 - 15 Sept 2024)

What's Nearby

  1. Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park

    Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells the dramatic story of the Battle fought on…

    12.08 miles away
  2. 1620s House & Garden

    The 1620s House & Garden is a rare example of a family home built in the 13th century and…

    12.29 miles away
  3. Stanford Hall

    Stanford has been the home of the Cave family, ancestors of the present owner, since 1430…

    14.98 miles away
  1. Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens

    Nestled in rural Northamptonshire, Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens is an elegant Grade I listed…

    17.19 miles away
  2. Arbury Hall

    Known as the 'Gothic Gem of the Midlands', Arbury Hall has been the ancestral home of the…

    18.36 miles away
  3. Rockingham Castle

    Rockingham Castle was built on the instructions of William The Conqueror, following his…

    18.75 miles away
  4. Melbourne Hall and Gardens

    Once the home of Victorian Prime Minister, William Lamb who, as Second Viscount…

    18.91 miles away
  5. Cottesbrooke Hall & Gardens

    Dating from 1702 the Hall’s beauty is matched by the magnificence of the gardens and the…

    19.63 miles away
  6. Lamport Hall & Gardens

    Lamport Hall is a hidden gem in Northamptonshire boasting wonderful gardens, stunning…

    20.61 miles away
  7. All Saints' Church, Aldwincle

    A Medieval wonder in a pretty village

    29.18 miles away
  8. Fulbeck Manor

    Built c1580. 400 years of Fane family portraits. Open by written appointment. Guided…

    36.4 miles away
  9. Hardwick Hall and Stainsby Mill

    An icon of Elizabethan architecture, Hardwick Hall, stands proudly on a hilltop bordering…

    38.2 miles away
  10. Kimbolton Castle

    Kimbolton Castle has a rich and fascinating history that has seen it develop from a…

    38.35 miles away
  11. Wakefield Lodge

    The most striking feature of Wakefield Walk was the large expanse of Wakefield Lawn.

    38.81 miles away
  12. Derwent Valley Mills

    The Derwent valley, upstream from Derby on the southern edge of the Pennines, contains a…

    39.97 miles away
  13. All Saints' Church, Billesley

    A light-filled gem with a Shakespearean connection

    40.15 miles away
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