Grace Darling was 22 years old when she risked her life in an open boat to help the survivors of the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. With her Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next United Kingdom activity.
Meols Hall is a historic manor house in Churchtown, Merseyside, dating from the 12th century but largely rebuilt by Roger Fleetwood-Hesketh in the 1960s. Today this is a wedding venue Read more [...]
Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City of Carlisle for over nine centuries. Visitors can explore fascinating and ancient chambers, stairways and dungeons and Read more [...]
The Hastings Fishermen’s Museum is within a church built on the Stade in 1852, which fell out of use after the Second World War. In 1956 local people concerned about Read more [...]
Beeston Castle, from the top of the formidable ‘Castle of the Rock’ you have views over eight counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains.
Harbottle Castle was built in the 12th century. It was a typical Norman motte and bailey castle built of earth and timber. In the 13th century, a stone castle replaced Read more [...]
Construction began in 1898 after Belfast was awarded city status by Queen Victoria. The hall was built under the supervision of architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas and was completed in 1906.
Shute Barton is a Medieval manor house dating from 1380 with additional architectural features from later periods. Includes, battlemented turrets, late Gothic windows and a Tudor gatehouse. Please note that Read more [...]
Milton Chantry, within Gravesham’s Heritage Quarter retaining its 14th-century timber roof, this was in turn part of a hospital, a chantry chapel, a public house, and a Georgian barracks, before Read more [...]
The Grand Opera House is a theatre in York, North Yorkshire. Originally opened as an opera house and a theatre in 1902, today the grade II listed building is home Read more [...]
Wells Cathedral is a cathedral for the Church of England, situated in Wells in Somerset. The present cathedral building dates between 1175 and 1490 and is modest in size. The Read more [...]
The birthplace of Robert Blake (1598-1657), General-at-Sea, the Admiral Blake Museum houses a fascinating collection of local history and archaeology. There is plenty to see, from life in the earliest Read more [...]