Elisabeth Frink, Boar, 1970, Water Gardens, Harlow town centre © Historic England AA98/02577 Explore our images

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.  

Hidden Cinema

Hidden Cinema

This summer experience some of your favourite movies in unique historic buildings in London and Birmingham.

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

See Our Latest Exhibitions

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

The roofless interior of the bomb-damaged St Michael's Cathedral, Coventry, taken on 11 October 1941

Where Light Falls

This autumn, St Paul's Cathedral London and Coventry Cathedral will be illuminated to honour those who saved the nation’s heritage during WW2.

Lloyds building

Walk History - Stroll Along London's Stories

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

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.

Children enjoying London History Day on 31 May in front of St Paul's Cathedral, London

London History Day

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