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Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Free entry to Britain's heritage in September

Well, it has been several months since I last posted a blog. 

The school holidays and work have taken much of my time and energy over the past 6 weeks which I'm sure many people will relate to.

I was intending to try and resurrect my blog in September, however, I have come across some information on FREE entry into a number of heritage sites across the UK that I wanted to share and thought no time like the present!!

This initiative has been organised by the key national heritage trusts and charities from across the UK as part of a European programme to celebrate our heritage and culture and the events have different names / websites for England, Wales, Scotland, N Ireland/Irish Republic and London. 

The weblink below takes you to a general site where you can select the country you wish to focus on.

Various heritage sites have chosen to open their doors to the public free of charge during September (the dates vary with some starting on 2 September) and there really does seem to be a wide range including churches, galleries, country houses, castles and civic building such as courts, police and fire stations.

Obviously, you may want to be selective if you have young children as there are places I wouldn't contemplate visiting with my troop but there is plenty to choose from.

Let me know if you visit anything.