ARLEY HALL AND GARDENS
Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6NA
Tel: 01565 777353
Old manor house substantially rebuilt in the Elizabethan style in the mid-nineteenth century.
DUNHAM MASSEY (NT)
Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4SJ
Tel: 0161 941 1025
Early Georgian house with important Edwardian interiors.
LITTLE MORETON HALL (NT)
Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4SD
Tel: 01260 272018
A fine timber-framed moated manor of two sixteenth-century building dates.
LYME PARK (NT)
Diley, Stockport, Cheshire SK12 2NX
Tel: 01663 762023
Elizabethan house with early eighteenth-century Classical additions by Giacomo Leoni.
TATTON PARK (NT)
Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN
Tel: 01625 534400
Early nineteenth-century Classical house designed by Samuel Wyatt, retaining a Tudor hall.
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NR
Tel: 013888 601627
Historic palace of the Bishop of Durham, dating from the twelfth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham DL2 3AH
Tel: 01833 660202/660888
Seat of Lord Barnard, dating from the middle Ages, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Bowness-on-Windemere, Cumbria LA22 3JR
Tel: 01539 446139
Early twentieth-century house over-looking Windermere, designed by the Arts and Crafts architect M. H. Baillie Scott.
Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0HB
Tel: 01768 486450
Late seventeenth-century country house, refronted in the eighteenth century.
Skelton, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9 TH
Tel: 01768 484449
Originally a medieval stronghold with a surviving pele tower, Hutton has been much altered and extended from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries.
Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0PD
Tel: 01539 560321
An Elizabethan house incorporating an earlier pele tower.
Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4QE
Tel: 01786 772287
Seventeenth-century house extended during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with links to the Romantic poets Lord Alfred Tennyson and William Wordsworth.
Ravenglass, Cumbria CA18 1RQ
Tel: 01229 717614
Fourteenth-century origins, restored and rebuilt by Anthony Salvin in the later nineteenth century.
BOLSOVER CASTLE, THE “LITTLE CASTLE BOLSOVER” (EH)
Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire S44 6PR
Tel: 01246 822844
Originally a twelfth-century castle, Bolsover was re-built in c. 1621 by John Smythson for Sir Charles Cavendish, with the addition of a new hall and state rooms during the late seventeenth century.
CALKE ABBEY (NT)
Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire DE73 1LE
Tel: 01332 863822
Originally an Elizabethan house, built on the site of a twelfth-century priory, Calke Abbey was remodelled in 1702-04 for Sir John Harpur. The interior is now preserved “as found” to illustrate twentieth-century decline.
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP
Tel: 01246 565300
The seat of the Dukes of Devonshire, a sixteenth-century house re-modelled in the late seventeenth and nineteenth centuries.
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA
Tel: 01629 812855
A medieval and Tudor manor house that has survived almost unadultered since the late sixteenth century, and was restored in the 1920s.
HARDWICK HALL (NT)
Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5QJ
Tel: 01246 850430
A late sixteenth-century grand prodigy’ house, built for Bess of Hardwick.
KEDLESTON HALL (NT)
Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
Tel: 01332 842191
Palladian mansion built in 1759-65 for the Curzon family, with interiors and parkland designed by Robert Adam.
Renishaw, Sheffield, Derbyshire S21 3WB
Tel: 01246 432310
Seventeenth-century house extended around 1800, with important Italianate gardens dating from the early twentieth century.
Tissignton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1RA
Tel: 01335 352200
Sixteenth-century manor house, with gates by Robert Bakewell. The west front was refaced in a Classical style in the eighteenth century.
Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1NQ
Tel: 01665 510777
Seat of the Dukes of Northumberland. Of various dates from the twelfth century, castle restored by Anthony Salvin in the nineteenth century.
Bamburgh, Northumberland NE69 7DF
Tel: 01668 214515
The castle, dating back to the twelfth century, was restored, with the interiors remodelled in the 1890s for the 1st Lord Armstrong.
BELSAY HALL AND GARDENS (EH)
Belsay Village, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland NE20 0DX
Tel: 01661 881636
An early nineteenth-century Greek Revival mansion, built in 1807-15 for Sir Charles Monck.
Chllingham, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 5NJ
Tel: 01668 215359
Fourteenth-century castle, with sixteenth-century additions and some later remodelling.
CRAGSIDE HOUSE (NT)
Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 7PX
Tel: 01669 620333/620150
Late nineteenth-century country house in Old English styles designed by Richard Norman Shaw for the 1st Lord Armstrong.
LINDISFARNE CASTLE (NT)
Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2SH
Tel: 01289 389244
Built in 1550, and converted in 1903 into a private house for Edward Hudson by Edwin Lutyens.
SEATON DELAVAL HALL (EH)
Seaton Sluice, nr Whitley Bay, Northumberland NE26 4QR
Tel: 0191 2371493/0786
Powerful design by John Vanbrugh for Admiral George Delaval, completed in the 1720s, partially destroyed by fire in 1822, but restored later in the nineteenth century.
Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 4AR
Tel: 01670 773600
Later seventeenth-century house, with fine Rococo interiors and nineteenth-century wall-paintings.
BRODSWORTH HALL (EH)
Brodsworth, nr Doncaster, Yorkshire DN5 7XJ
Tel: 01302 722598
Victorian country house designed in the Italianate style, and preserved “as found” in its later twentieth-century decline.
BURTON AGNES HALL
Burton Agnes, Driffield, Yorkshire YO25 0ND
Tel: 01262 490324
Early seventeenth-century country house designed by Robert Smythson, with a magnificent carved hall screen.
Sledmere Park, Sledmere, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 0XG
Tel: 01377 236637
Mid-eighteenth-century house restored after a major fire in 1911.
BENINGBROUGH HALL (NT)
Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire YO30 1DD
Tel: 01904 470666
An early Georgian mansion on the edge of York.
York, North Yorkshire YO60 7DA
Tel: 01653 648444
Stupendous 1690s country house designed by John Vanbrugh for the Earl of Carlisle.
Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5EB
Tel: 01439 770213
Early eighteenth-century country house designed by William Wakefield, with landscaped gardens.
FOUNTAINS HALL (NT)
Fountains, Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3DY
Tel: 01765 608888
A sixteenth-century mansion built partly with stone from the ruins of the nearby Fountains Abbey, the hall house reflects the style of the Elizabethan architect Robert Smythson.
Nr Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3AD
Tel: 01765 603411
An important moated manor house built in 1310.
Nr Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5EQ
Tel: 01765 640333
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century country house, with distinctive Dutch gables.
Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5AE
Tel: 0845 4504068
Built in the 1690s, designed with Robert Adam interiors and furnished with original Chippendale furniture.
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG
Tel: 01944 759111
Handsome house of around 1800 designed by Thomas Leverton.
Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 6ND
Tel: 01937 846000
Early eighteenth-century country house with the best preserved French-inspired formal gardens in England.
Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS17 1AG
Tel: 0113 2181010
Eighteenth-century house designed by Robert Adam, extended and remodelled by Sir Charles Barry in the nineteenth century.
Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 1QE
Tel: 01924 863892
Eighteenth-century house designed by James Paine, with additional interiors by Robert Adam and furniture by Thomas Chippendale.
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS15 0AD
Tel: 01132 647321
Important sixteenth- and seventeenth-century house with eighteenth-century interiors, now museum with an important furniture collection.