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image for Guided Tour item typeFestival of Archaeology at Burton Constable Hall & Grounds

  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Guided Tour, Sat 15 - Sun 30 Jul 2017, £3.20-£10.50

HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS

Burton Constable Hall & Grounds

Burton Constable Hall & Grounds

Address

Burton Constable,
Sproatley,
Skirlaugh,
Hull,
HU11 4LN

Details

In celebration of the Festival of Archaeology, we will be offering guided tours of the historic grounds and parkland at Burton Constable.
The historic parkland at Burton Constable is one of the best documented examples of a landscape worked by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. Prior to the construction of the Hall and creation of surrounding deer park, the site was a medieval village consisting of 15 cottages, a windmill and dovecote. This area is now preserved as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in order to protect the surviving ridge and furrow.

In celebration of the Festival of Archaeology, Burton Constable has teamed up with East Riding Archaeological Society (ERAS) to offer visitors guided tours of the historic parkland, hands-on geophysical sessions and artefact displays from local excavations.

Parkland Tour - departs daily from entrance to the hall at 2pm. The tours will take approximately 45 mins/1 hour and will be led by one of our expert guides. Please note the route is along gravel paths that may be uneven in places and is weather dependant. Free with normal admission charges.

Family Handling Activities & Hands-on Geophysical Survey Sessions

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th July - 12noon to 4pm
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July - 12noon to 4pm
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July - 12noon to 4pm

Find the East Yorkshire Archaeology Society on the south east lawn of the hall. This event is weather dependant and free with normal admission charges.
http://www.eras.org.uk/

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 - Sun 30 Jul 2017 11:00 to 17:00
Open daily 11am-5pm

Prices

Free with normal admission charges

Location

Directions

See location of Burton Constable Hall and Grounds on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 190365  Lat: 53.81202 Long: -0.19322

By Road:
From Beverley and Bridlington follow A165 towards Hull. Follow the brown historic house signs. From Hull follow A165 Bridlington road then B1238 to Sproatley.

By Public Transport:
From Hull follow the A165 towards Bridlington. At the 2nd roundabout take the B1238 towards Sproatley and follow the historic house signs.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed