English Heritage completes £3.6 million Iron Bridge in Shropshire conservation project

English Heritage’s £3.6 million conservation project to repair and restore the Iron Bridge in Shropshire has been completed SWINDON, UK, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Restorations to the world’s first bridge made of iron have been unveiled, following a year-long conservation project to save the structure for future generations. From this month the Iron Bridge is once again… Read the full press release

English Heritage: Ranger’s House hosts A ‘splendidly ugly’ art collection

Ranger’s House hosts one of the greatest private art collections ever assembled in Europe and features what collector Sir Julius Wernher called the ‘splendidly ugly’ SWINDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The elegant Georgian villa, Ranger’s House, in Greenwich, has opened to the public following a re-presentation project by English Heritage. Previously Ranger’s House was only… Read the full press release

English Heritage launches campaign to tackle urgent repairs of England’s historic cannons

English Heritage has launched an appeal to save some of the nation’s historic cannons. The call comes as the charity reveal a newly conserved Edwardian gun as part of a new project at Pendennis Castle. SWINDON, UK, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — England’s historic cannons at coastal locations around the country are at risk of damage… Read the full press release

English Heritage hosts a series of new after-dark enchanted events at six historic places this December

An English Heritage survey asks participants when they put up their festive lights, with 77 per cent agreeing Christmas is not complete without them SWINDON, UK, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Most British people put up their Christmas lights on 1 December, according to a new English Heritage survey. Modern celebrations begin much earlier than they did for medieval people, who… Read the full press release

English Heritage: Bolsover, Kenilworth and Carisbrooke castles voted top three spookiest sites

SWINDON, UK, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of our Halloween and After Dark events programme, we asked our 1,800 staff to vote for the spookiest site in our care. Bolsover, Kenilworth and Carisbrooke castles are our top three spookiest sites, according to a staff survey conducted by English Heritage this Halloween. Our staff have intimate access to our… Read the full press release

New exhibition at Battle Abbey to feature long forgotten medieval carol

A long forgotten medieval carol has been discovered by English Heritage and recorded for a new exhibition at Battle Abbey SWINDON, England, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A medieval carol that hasn’t been performed for more than 500 years will set the scene for a new exhibition at Battle Abbey, opening this weekend. ‘Be Mery’ was found ‘doodled’ at the… Read the full press release

English Heritage: What it was like to live in the village of Castle Acre Priory 900 years ago

A family trail and new displays explore the lives of monks and villagers from Castle Acre in Norfolk. Swindon, ENGLAND, 2016-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The project tells the story of Castle Acre Priory near King’s Lynn, alongside the village and the people who lived there. The Priory is one of the best known… Read the full press release

English Heritage: Food writer Elizabeth David honoured with blue plaque at her home in Chelsea

Elizabeth David becomes the first food writer to be honoured with a blue plaque at her home in Chelsea. LONDON, 2016-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Elizabeth David changed Britain’s tastes forever, and is largely credited with introducing Mediterranean food to the UK. Today she is being honoured with a blue plaque at her home in… Read the full press release

English Heritage: Stonehenge sold at auction for £6,600 one hundred years ago

LONDON, 2015-9-21 — /Travel PR News/ — One hundred years ago today (21 September 2015), Stonehenge – the most famous prehistoric monument in the world – was sold at auction for £6,600 to a local Wiltshire man, Cecil Chubb. His purchase marked a turning point in the care and protection of the ancient monument and… Read the full press release

Confederation of Passenger Transport UK welcomes the increase of the number of coach parking spaces at Stonehenge

LONDON, 2015-4-13 — /Travel PR News/ — CPT has today (13 April) welcomed the news that English Heritage is proposing to increase the number of coach parking spaces available at Stonehenge, whilst also making improvements to the main facilities available to group tours. The plans, which will see the introduction of an additional 26 coach… Read the full press release