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The publications that we represent offer a unique and unrivalled promotional opportunity to directly target a wide range of conservation professionals, historic house owners and those involved in the care, repair, maintenance and conservation of historic buildings, parks and their surrounding landscapes.

They include publications of the National Amenity Societies which over the last century or more have been established with the express purpose of preserving the art and architecture of past centuries and promoting the appreciation of such buildings and the culture that produced them.

SPAB Magazine
Published quarterly and sent to 8000 members of SPAB plus national press and leading opinion formers, government departments and other heritage bodies. The readership includes architects, surveyors, town planners, local authority conservation officers, engineers, builders, draughtsmen and interior designers.

Historic House

The quarterly magazine of the Historic Houses Association is sent to all members: 2,300 Full members and 24,800 Friends. The HHA represents a group of individualistic and diverse properties ranging from palaces and castles to small manor houses including virtually all the finest historic houses and estates in Britain. The members collectively represent a large and financially significant market.

The High Sheriff

The bi-annual magazine of the High Sheriffs' Association of England & Wales. Members are influential men and women of social standing in their local community. They use a wide variety of high quality and specialist services, especially during their term of Office as High Sheriff. Many past and present High Sheriffs manage or run their own business. 

HHA Directory and List of Members

Produced annually, consists of over 140 pages of information, including an A-Z of member properties, a regional breakdown, details of Family, Next Generation Members and Corporate Members, museums, societies, trusts and associations involved in heritage and conservation, frequently referred to by members during the year.

The Victorian

Published tri-annually and sent to 3,400 members of the Victorian Society who include house owners, architects and other conservation specialists in the public and private sector. By law the Society must be consulted over any proposal to demolish even part of a listed building.



Reach more than 1 million consumers through Britain’s best-loved annual heritage guide. Hudson’s Historic Houses & Gardens is the UK’s primary source of reliable information for visits to historic houses and gardens, one of our most popular leisure time activities, and has been loved for its high quality for 28 years.

Produced annually, the guide contains over 400 pages of information including editorial, detailed information on 1300+ properties, lavish colour photography, easy to use indexes and maps. With an annual readership of 80,000, Hudson’s offers targeted advertising to people who love to visit Britain and its heritage.

Our core consumers are 40-70, ABC1,affluent with a high disposable income. They like travel, culture and the arts, fine arts and antiques, gardening, walking and the countryside. They take regular holidays in the UK: 48% take 3-4 breaks a year and 15% take more than 6.

London Landscapes

The tri-annual newsletter of the London Parks & Gardens Trust. Members are working in management of open spaces within the heritage/ historic environment sector or individuals with an interest in maintaining London’s parks and gardens. The newsletter also has a wide circulation amongst heritage organisations, local authority conservation departments, libraries, museums and societies.

The Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event

Held annually in parallel with the HHA’s AGM and has been running for over 25 years. It includes an exhibition of products and services used in the care, repair, restoration and conservation of historic buildings, their contents and landscapes. There are opportunities to exhibit and to advertise in the programme.

The Professional Gardeners' Guild Directory

Sent to 1000 members who are head gardeners and garden managers employed within the gardens and estates of The Historic Houses Association, The National Trust and English Heritage. They are responsible for some of the largest and most prestigious gardens and estates in the UK and Ireland.

Professional Gardeners’ Guild Newsletter

Produced 4 times a year, on the 15th February, 15th May, 15th August & 15th November, the PGG Newsletter will fill the gap between issues of The Professional Gardener Journal so that the members of the Guild will be receiving alternately the Magazine & Newsletter every 6-7 weeks (1½ Months).

The Professional Gardener

The quarterly magazine of the Professional Gardeners’ Guild. With 1000 members who are head gardeners and garden managers employed within the gardens and estates of The Historic Houses Association, The National Trust and English Heritage are responsible for some of the largest and most prestigious gardens and estates in the UK and Ireland.

The Army Records Society

The Army Records Society was founded in 1984 with the object of publishing documents relating to the military history of Britain. Each year the Society issues an edited volume illustrating some aspect of the Army’s past. The volumes form an invaluable source not only for military historians and students but also for anyone interested in the history of the British Army from its origins to the present. Click here for further details

The Horticulturist

The journal of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIOH).
Edited by Barbara Segall, the highly regarded horticulturist and garden writer, whose other work includes many books and contributing to Gardeners World, The Garden, Country Life, Country Living and the Times.

The Horticulturist is a quality, full colour, A4 publication, which is produced on a quarterly basis in January, April, July and October each year. It contains all the vital news and information needed by members of the IOH, who collectively represent a powerful and influential audience of professionals engaged in all aspects of horticulture including, production, managing, growing and marketing of edible and decorative crops, allied research, education and consultancy, landscaping and maintenance of botanic and heritage gardens, as well as both leisure and supply industries.

The Horticulturist delivers access to a highly significant group of decision makers and professionals. 


The magazine of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.Published in March & September the bi-annual magazine is distributed to Members of the AHSS who include owners of Historic Buildings, architects, surveyors, town planners, designers, engineers and other conservation professionals in the public and private sector involved in the care repair and conservation of historic buildings.

Scotland has a rich heritage of castles, mansions and garden landscapes, ecclesiastical and industrial sites, cities, towns and villages. This wealth of buildings provides many opportunities for study, but despite being famous throughout the world; our heritage is in constant need of protection.

The AHSS is committed to encouraging public understanding and appreciation of Scotland's historic built environment, and supports the thoughtful and meaningful preservation and restoration of historic buildings in Scotland. 

A Guide to the Retention of Modern Records on Landed Estates

Now fully revised and substantially enlarged by Elizabeth Lomas of the Historic Houses Archivists Group. The Guide is exceptionable value for money and essential reading for anyone managing records & archives on landed estates. The first edition, by Peter McKay was widely acclaimed by archivists and estate managers has been completely updated to cover the considerable amount of European and British legislation which has been introduced since the Guide first appeared in 1992.
Priced at just £48 click on the adjacent cover for an order form

British Archaeology

British Archaeology is the award-winning, largest, brightest, most forward-looking and talked about archaeology magazine ever published in the UK.
Each issue contains 68 pages packed with discoveries, top news stories that have often featured on Newsnight, the Today Programme and in major UK papers, plus features, reviews and opinion.
Published bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and Decemberby the Council for British Archaeology (CBA), an educational charity working to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations. 

British Archaeology has a print run of 16,000 and is distributed to regular subscribers, CBA Members and institutional audiences, the magazine is sold in more than 419 WH Smiths and 250 leading independent stores across the UK, with an average of 3 readers per copy making 48,000 readers intotal.

Advertising revenue generated by British Archaeology supports the work of this charity.

The William Morris Society Magazine

For supporters and enthusiasts of all aspects of Morris and his work, Artist, Designer, Craftsman, Writer and Socialist.

The Magazine presents more than 1000 readers with access to articles covering Morris's many spheres of influence – embracing craft, design, poetry, printing, socialism, literature, conservation and environmental concerns. Its scope extends to other figures of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Fully illustrated contents include features of both historic and contemporary relevance, reviews and listings of current exhibitions, interviews, information on recent publications, archive material and a regular slot on the Society's collection, together with reports of both Society and members' activities.


Pinnacle, is the Magazine of the Churches Conservation Trust. Published in full colour 3 times a year with a circulation of 5000 copies it contains articles about conservation, regeneration work, news, events and features on church and architectural history. Providing direct access to professionals who commission and carry out the conservation of historic buildings, both interior and exterior. Plus, those with a keen interest in culture, history and architecture, who travel to heritage-related sites and many live in period homes.




Published since 1935, the Signpost Guide is the UK’s longest running annual guide to the country’s premier hotels.



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