These sites span six millennia from the ancient past to the present day and include palaces houses hill figures castles abbeys industrial sites Roman forts and even deserted medieval villages. Our aim is to protect this internationally-important collection of historic places and artefacts for the benefit of this and future generations.
We offer a hands-on experience that will inspire and entertain people of all ages. The skill knowledge enthusiasm and commitment of our staff and volunteers make English Heritage a special place to work. Our work is informed by enduring values of authenticity quality imagination responsibility and fun.
As a registered charity our ability to engage with millions of people is now greatly strengthened. We have identified four major priorities going forwards – Inspiration Conservation Involvement and Financial Sustainability. We want to create inspiring visitor experiences that bring the story of England to life and make sure our historic sites and artefacts are expertly cared for.