The Association is the voice, at the European level, of about 50,000 European historic houses to the institutions, the politicians, the medias and the enterprises:
- to promote European cooperation regarding the conservation of historic houses and gardens;
- to provide a platform for the exchange of information and support for national historic house associations;
- to promote interest in the historical, aesthetic, educational, environmental, economic and social aspects of historic houses and gardens;
- to promote the extension and improvement of current historic houses, parks, gardens and estates to enable society as a whole to enjoy their attractions, beauty and story.