Historic Houses represents Britain’s largest collection of independently owned, lived-in, historic houses, castles and gardens.

Historic Houses annually prints an A5 perfect bound, full colour, 148 page handbook with a print run of 55,000+. The Handbook is used and referred to constantly. It’s a source of inspiration for planning days out and holidays. Its with members when at home but also on their travels and when on holiday either, in the coat pocket or in the car.

The Handbook is there when people are thinking about booking accommodation, choosing other tourist destinations, memberships, buying equipment or luxuries related to holidays and days out in Britain (clothing, food and drink, etc).

Read extensively by our 75,000 members who visit historic houses and gardens, book tours and accommodation in historic venues. In addition, it also reaches 1,500 historic house owning members which includes virtually all the finest historic houses and estates in Britain.

Our members collectively represent a large and financially significant market. The Handbook provides inspiration and ideas of historic houses and gardens for people to visit. 26 million visits are made to Historic Houses member properties each year.