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Open sites and attractions

This page will display all sites & attractions that have informed us that they are still open amidst the recent outbreak.

We'll keep this page updated, along with our response to COVID-19 page here.

Please also see our list of sites which are currently closed to the public.

Expand the list below to see which sites & attractions are currently open for business.

Cinemas

Cinemas currently open to visitors as usual:

  • Empire Cinemas

Currently all Merlin sites are open as usual, these sites include:

  • Alton Towers
  • Thorpe Park
  • Chessington World of Adventures
  • Warwick Castle
  • All Sea Life Centres
  • Legoland Windsor Resort
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (Manchester & Birmingham)
  • Lastminute.com London Eye
  • Madame Tassuads (London & Blackpool)
  • The Bear Grylls Adventure

Following the latest updates and advice from the government and health organisations to carry out continual contingency planning to adopt measures to delay the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), all staffed English Heritage sites will be closed until Friday 1st May. Visit this webpage for the list of all staffed English Heritage sites that are currently closed.

Below is the current list of free-to-enter sites that are open to visit:

  • Abbotsbury Abbey
  • Acton Burnell Castle
  • Ambleside Roman Fort
  • Arthur's Stone
  • Auckland Castle Deer House
  • Avebury
  • Baconsthorpe Castle
  • Ballowall Barrow
  • Bant's Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village
  • Bayard's Cove Fort
  • Belas Knap Long Barrow
  • Benwell Roman Temple
  • Benwell Vallum Crossing
  • Berkhamstead Castle
  • Berney Arms Windmill
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard
  • Binham Market Cross
  • Binham Priory
  • Bishop's Waltham Palace
  • Black Carts Turret
  • Black Middens Bastle House
  • Blackbury Camp
  • Blackeney Guildhall
  • Bolingbroke Castle
  • Bolsover Cundy House
  • Bow Bridge
  • Bowes Castle
  • Boxgrove Priory
  • Bradford-on-Avon Tithe Barn
  • Bramber Castle
  • Bratton Camp and White Horse
  • Brough Castle
  • Brunton Turret
  • Burgh Castle
  • Burton Agnes Manor House
  • Bury St Edmunds Abbey
  • Caister Roman Site
  • Cantlop Bridge
  • Carn Euny Ancient Village
  • Castle Acre Castle and Bailey Gate
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle
  • Cawfields Roman Wall
  • Chester Roman Amphitheatre
  • Chesters Bridge Abutment
  • Chichele College
  • Chisbury Chapel
  • Christchurch Castle and Norman House
  • Cirencester Amphitheatre
  • Clifton Hall
  • Clun Castle
  • Colchester, St Botolph's Priory
  • Coombe Conduit
  • Countess Pillar, Brougham
  • Cow Tower, Norwich
  • Creake Abbey
  • Cromwell's Castle
  • Croxden Abbey
  • Daws Castle
  • De Grey Mausoleum, Flitton
  • Deddington Castle
  • Denton Hall Turret
  • Derwentcote Steel Furnace
  • Donnington Castle
  • Dupath Well
  • Duxford Chapel
  • Dymchurch Martello Tower
  • Easby Abbey
  • Edlingahm Castle
  • Edvin Loach Old Church
  • Egglestone Abbey
  • Eleanor Cross, Geddington
  • Eynsford Castle
  • Farnham Castle Keep
  • Fiddleford Manor
  • Finchale Priory
  • Flowerdown Barrows
  • Fort Brockhurst
  • Gainsthorpe Medieval Village
  • Garrison Walls
  • Goodshaw Chapel
  • Great Witcombe Roman Villa
  • Greyfriars, Gloucester
  • Grimspound
  • Hadleigh Castle
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Halesowen Abbey
  • Halliggye Fogou
  • Hardknott Roman Fort
  • Harmondsworth Great Barn
  • Harrow's Scar Milecastle and Wall
  • Harry's Walls
  • Hatfield Earthworks
  • Heddon-on-the-Wall
  • Hob Hurst's House
  • Houghton House
  • Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
  • Houden Minster
  • Hurlers Stone Circles
  • Innisidgen Lower and Upper Burial Chambers
  • Iron Bridge
  • Isleham Priory Church
  • Jewry Wall
  • Jordan Hill Roman Temple
  • King Arthur's Round Table
  • King Charle's Castle
  • King James's and Landport Gates, Portsmouth
  • Kingston Russell Stone Circle
  • Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse
  • Kirkham House, Paignton
  • Kit's Coty House and Little Kit's Coty House
  • Knights Templar Church, Dover
  • Knowlton Church and Earthworks
  • Langly Chapel
  • Leahill Turret and Piper Sike Turret
  • Leigh Court Barn
  • Leiston Abbey
  • Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove
  • Lilleshall Abbey
  • Lindsey St James's Chapel
  • London Wall
  • Longtown Castle
  • Ludgershall Castle and Cross
  • Lydford Castle and Saxon Town
  • Maiden Castle
  • Marmion Tower
  • Mattersey Priory
  • Mayburgh Henge
  • Meare Fish House
  • Merrival Prehistoric Site
  • Milton Chantry
  • Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote
  • Mistley Towers
  • Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle
  • Monk Bretton Priory
  • Moreton Corbet Castle
  • Moulton Packhorse Bridge
  • Neatheravon Dovecote
  • Netley Abbey
  • Nine Ladies Stone Circle
  • Norham Castle
  • North Elham Chapel
  • North Hinksey Conduit House
  • North Leigh Roman Villa
  • Nunney Castle
  • Nympsfield Long Barrow
  • Odda's Chapel
  • Offa's Dyke
  • Old Blockhouse
  • Old Gorhambury House
  • Old Oswestry Hill Fort
  • Old Soar Manor
  • Over Bridge
  • Penhallam Manor
  • Penrith Castle
  • Piel Castle
  • Piercebridge Roman Bridge
  • Pike Hill Signal Tower
  • Plantress Roman Wall
  • Poltross Burn Milecastle
  • Porth Hellick Down Burial Chamber
  • Prior's Hall Barn, Widdington
  • Ravenglass Roman Bath House
  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
  • Roman Wall, St Albans
  • Rotherwas Chapel
  • Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth
  • Rufford Abbey
  • Sandbach Crosses
  • Sawley Abbey
  • Sewingshields Wall
  • Shap Abbey
  • Sillbury Hill
  • Silchester Roman City Walls and Ampitheatre
  • Sir Bevil Grenville's Moment
  • Skipsea Castle
  • Southwick Priory
  • Spofforth Castle
  • St Augustine's Abbey and Conduit House, Canterbury
  • St Augustine's Cross
  • St Breock Downs Monolith
  • St Briavels Castle
  • St Catherine's Castle
  • St Catherine's Oratory
  • St John's Commandery
  • St Leonard's Tower
  • St Mary's Church, Kempley
  • St Olaves Priory
  • St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow
  • Stanton Drew Circles and Cove
  • Stanwick Iron Age Fortifications
  • Steeton Hall Gateway
  • Stoney Littleton Long Barrow
  • Sutton Scarsdale Hall
  • Sutton Valence Castle
  • Tattershall College
  • Temple Church
  • Temple Manor
  • The Grange, Northington
  • The Nine Stones
  • The Sanctuary
  • Thetford Priory
  • Thetford Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Thetford Warren Lodge
  • Titchfield Abbey
  • Tregiffian Burial Chamber
  • Trethevy Quoit
  • Uffington Castle, White Horse and Dragon Hill
  • Uley Long Barrow (Hetty Pegler's Tump)
  • Upper Plym Valley
  • Wall Roman Site (Letocetum)
  • Walltown Crags
  • Waltham Abbey Gatehouse and Bridge
  • Warton Old Rectory
  • Waverley Abbey
  • Wayland's Smithy
  • Weeting Castle
  • West Kennet Avenue
  • West Kennet Long Barrow
  • Wetheral Priory Gatehouse
  • Whalley Abbey Gatehouse
  • Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval Village
  • Wheeldale Roman Road
  • White Ladies Priory
  • Wigmore Castle
  • Willowford Wall, Turrets and Bridge
  • Winchester Palace
  • Windmill Hill
  • Windmill Tump Long Barrow, Rodmarton
  • Winshields Wall
  • Winterbourne Pool Lot Barrows
  • Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop's Palace)
  • Woodhenge

Zoos currently open to visitors as usual:

  • Colchester Zoo
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park
  • Drusillas Park
  • Marwell Wildlife
  • Edinburgh Zoo or Highland Wildlife Park

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