Heritage open days: the heritage days in English

The Heritage open days, September 12 to 15, did open the doors of the important historical sites in England to all travelers on this long weekend who found themselves passing on English soil. Free to explore was the title chosen for the initiative this year, for 4 days which lead to rediscover the history of the United Kingdom through thousands of historic buildings, festivals and commemorations. The nineteenth edition of the open days was among other things to discover: the secret chambers of the wine in Tunbridge Wells (now hidden behind a store of chimneys), the caves of Corks Out in Chester, a wine shop that dates back to 1868, set up in a crypt of the thirteenth century. For those who prefered beers they could visit the Todmorden Brewery in Snaith while in Cranbrook is activated windmill for grinding grain, St Mary’s Church of Sunbury-on-Thames combines Gothic, Byzantine and Art Nouveau, Royal Holloway Egham is a copy end 800 of Chambord castle (Loire Valley). Then there were the old air bases at Biggin Hill, who remembers all the dead pilots for the Battle of Britain, the strong coastal Shoreham, the military museum of Eastbourne, the picturesque Bodiam Castle, surrounded by a lake.

Heritage open days

Heritage open days

In short, having more than 4000 places that will be open to the public, often through the efforts of voluntary associations which welcome visitors and lead them to discover the intricacies of historic buildings and magical places, there’s fun to look & places to discover the most extravagant to the envy of those who remained at home.

Their interactive map gives a good idea of how many are the opportunities to discover the hidden heritage of England, distributed throughout the national territory.

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