England has many stately homes and unique historical houses, some fortified like castles, all of which reflect the history of England and their owners.
Enjoy visiting the historic houses and stately homes of the famous and the infamous in England, ranging from the grand houses of Dukes and Lords to the more humble homes of writers and actors.
Today they are popular tourist attractions to visit, and in the summer you may have to wait to get in.
Note that many places are closed in the winter months, but whenever you go if you are making a special journey please telephone the establishment to confirm opening hours as these do change , especially if there is an event on.
We are always adding more houses !
Also visit our Historic Houses In London section
Choose a county for details of our selected featured historic houses – for other historic houses and interesting buildings visit the county tourist guide pages., or choose from the list below.
Featured Historic Houses By English County
Bath and North East Somerset
Popular English Houses
Mentmore Towers Buckinghamshire
Bolling Hall & Museum West Yorkshire
Fawley Court Oxfordshire
Charlecote Park Warwickshire
Wolfeton House Dorset
Fulbeck Hall Lincolnshire
Whitmore Hall Staffordshire
Milton Manor House Oxfordshire
Woolsthorpe Manor Lincolnshire
Stoner House Oxfordshire