The historic places in English Heritage's care span six millennia and include palaces, abbeys, houses, castles, hill figures, industrial sites, Roman forts and even deserted medieval villages. Discover how you can make a difference to a project that inspires you.
Across our 400 sites, you'll find a vast array of historic windows, from fine Venetian windows and stained-glass to grand Victorian sashes and simple leaded windows. All provide a unique insight in to the lives of those who came before us and we need your help to protect them.
Over one million pounds’ worth of repairs will be needed in the next five years and that is why we are appealing to you to support the conservation of these irreplaceable emblems of ancient skill and craftsmanship.Discover More
Belsay Awakes Appeal
We need your help to perform crucial conservation work to safeguard the hall and castle for years to come, and bring the gardens back to their glorious best. From new storytelling features and an imaginative play area to improved access and vital new facilities which will make sure that all our visitors get the warm welcome they deserve.Discover More
You won’t be surprised to hear that, like so many other organisations, we are facing an unprecedented challenge due to the Coronavirus crisis. There’s no escaping the fact that our ability to protect and preserve our nation’s heritage is under threat.
The closure of our sites meant that much-needed funding from admissions, new and renewing memberships, cafés and shops has been lost overnight. The daily upkeep of estates was suspended for months. Conservation work has been put on hold. Major restoration projects have been postponed. Your support is critical to our very survival, and will help to make sure England’s story survives in all its glory.DISCOVER MORE
Marble Hill Revived
Marble Hill is a much-loved space for both locals and Londoners, young and old, to relax and play. However, since the 1980s it's seen little investment. Opening times for the historic house are limited, while the park's original character has been lost.
With your help we can continue to conserve and restore this local landmark.DISCOVER MORE
We look after the largest collection of wall paintings in the country. Recently, our conservation team visited sites with significant wall paintings to assess and prioritise those most in need of important conservation work. They found that many were in need of urgent significant repair.
With your support, we can to bring together specialist conservators to accelerate this vital work, and save these treasures before it’s too late.DISCOVER MORE
Support Blue Plaques
The blue plaques scheme has been running for over 150 years and has become synonymous with London life. Every plaque, from research to production, is funded by donations. The future of the scheme relies on your support every step of the way.Discover More
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Gifts In Wills
Gifts in Wills help ensure that generations to come can enjoy our historic places just as much as you do today