England’s Greatest Elizabethan House. Home to William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer and Chief Minister to Queen Elizabeth I, Burghley is a true treasure house. So much more than a building, Burghley offers a unique glimpse in to the way great houses have been lived in from the time of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day. The Historical Garden of Surprises is a fantastic addition to Burghley and was inspired by William Cecil's lost Elizabethan garden, it now waits to reveal surprises to those who enter. With over 450 years of family history and fabulous places to eat and shop Burghley is one not to be missed!
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Christmas at Holkham

Experience the Magic of Christmas at the Treasure Houses of England

With its unique mix of 10 of the country’s most iconic country houses, palaces and castles the consortium offers festive … Continued

Burghley Joins WWI Centenary Commemorations

As part of national centenary commemorations, England’s greatest Elizabethan house is remembering its own fallen, as well as supporting the national ‘There But … Continued

Enjoy Thrills and Chills at the Treasure Houses of England!

From spectacular fireworks displays to spine-tingling tours and celebrations of all things autumnal there’s something for everyone to enjoy throughout … Continued

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