Since 1982 Gauntlet have been one of the leading insurance brokers to the owners of Historic Houses, both private and open to the public. Gauntlet now manage the insurance of many of the finest historic homes and art collections in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Our specialist approach provides a fast, efficient and professional service with total confidentiality when arranging innovative insurance solutions at highly competitive rates.

Policies can include: 

  • The Historic House and outbuildings
  • Fine Art Collections 
  • Jewellery 
  • General Contents
  • House Opening Activities, including loss of revenue
  • Employers Liability 
  • Public Liability


In addition, through a network of long established contacts, we are able to offer advice on all aspects of valuation, collection management, fire prevention and security.
To discuss your insurance requirements please contact either:

Harry Fitzalan Howard, Managing Director
Steve Buckingham, Director of Broking
Simon Aitken, Director 
James Grokes, Senior Client Manager