Brilliant Buildings: Your guide to amazing architecture

Brilliant Buildings

Norman Foster Architecture

A guide to amazing architecture for blind and partially sighted young people

Fun Stuff To Do


Get involved – if you’re interested in local history why not join your local group.

Volunteer! The National Trust offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities; whether you’re looking to help in the great outdoors, work with the public, weed the garden or get up close to the interiors in their historic houses.

You don’t have to go too far to find great examples of architecture through the ages, find and explore local church near you.


Great Places To Visit


Love castles, then you’ll want to visit this robust medieval fortress Bodiam Castle.

For a perfect example of Elizabethan architecture visit the beautiful Hardwick Hall.

University Museum, Oxford is a triumph of Gothic revival, a style much loved by the Victorians.

Absorb yourself in 19th century Arts and Crafts architecture and interiors at Standen House.

Historic Royal Palaces has various destinations you can visit up and down the country. Enter the sumptuous history of royalty past; delight in the crown jewels; enjoy the historic stepping stones in art on show in the Queen’s gallery and relax in royal gardens.

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