Get Hands on with History at Wrest Park

DATE

Sat 20 Jul - Sat 24 Aug 2019 

TIME

11am - 5pm

LOCATION

Wrest Park 

SUITABLE FOR

Children

Get set for a jam-packed summer as we bring history to life with fun-filled family events at Wrest Park.

Discover the myths and legends of England’s past as you tip toe around the gardens on a trail to spot magical fairies. Learn about life upstairs and downstairs in a country house and explore the world of crime and punishment in the Victorian age.

The activities will change on a daily basis so why not come back time and time again to try something new?

Sat 20 Jul - Sun 28 Jul 2019 - Myths and Legends

Come along for a folklore tour in our grounds to uncover the myths and legends of England's past. Pick up your quest sheet from our Victorian Fairy Hunters and tip toe around the gardens to find the smallest, most magical residents. Discover fairies, imps and nymphs!

Tours at 11.30am, 12:30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm. 

Mon 29 Jul - Sun 4 Aug 2019 - Secrets and Spies

Attention! Right you ‘orrible lot, it’s training time. Become a Home Front hero and be put through your paces at Wrest Park.

Mon 5 - Sun 11 Aug 2019 - Country Houses

Come and explore the murky world of crime and punishment in the Victorian age. Hear the scandals of insidious grave robbers, secretive conspirators and the dastardly world of smuggling.

Mon 12 - Sun 18 Aug 2019 - Myths and Legends

Test your circus skills at Wrest Park and enjoy our interactive performances where history comes alive as we explore England's myths and legends.

Mon 19 - Sat 24 Aug 2019 - Myths and Legends

Hear the shocking tales of the daring and dashing Dick Turpin, the renowned highwayman, and his dastardly deeds.

 

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £11.50
Child, 5-17 years £6.90
Concession £10.40
Family £29.90

Price Notes

Ticket price includes entry to event.

How to book

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property: Wrest Park
Address: Silsoe, MK45 4HR
Location: Bedfordshire, East of England

Membership starts from £48

Membership gives you unlimited access to castles and gardens, historic houses and abbeys, and kids go free ...

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UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OVER 400 HISTORIC PLACES

Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.

FREE ENTRY FOR UP TO SIX CHILDREN

Free entry for up to six children accompanied by an adult member (under 18 years and within the family group).

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