Pride and Prejudice

’Oh, Mr Darcy’ © NTPL/David Levenson

’Oh, Mr Darcy’

Sunday 31 August, 6.30pm
Enjoy an open-air performance in the picturesque setting of Lower Brockhampton. As sibling squabbles and passion-fuelled fallouts abound, this creative play by Heartbreak Productions combines dance, music and song to create an unforgettable interactive interpretation of the much-loved classic. Bring your friends and family and take this rare opportunity to bring a picnic, relax and absorb the charming evening atmosphere.

Adult £12, Concession £10, Child £6, Family (2 adults & 3 children) £40. Booking essential, call 0844 249 1895 or check the events list below for more details.

Butterflies and bugs hunt

 How many butterflies and bugs will you catch? © NTPL/David Levenson

How many butterflies and bugs will you catch?

Tuesday 5 and Tuesday 26 August, 1.30pm to 4pm
Come along and hunt for butterflies, moths and bugs in the wildflower meadow on the nature trail, at Lower Brockhampton. With the aid of our ranger, identify species using your own spotter sheet and make your own butterfly clip to take home.

£3 per child, normal admission fees apply for the house and grounds. Call 01885 482077 for further details.

Fellowship of the Brockhampton scroll

Can you crack the clues and complete the challenges to join the fellowship? © NTPL/Arnhel de Serra

Can you crack the clues and complete the challenges to join the fellowship?

Daily from Saturday 19 July to Sunday 31 August, 10am to 4pm

Keep your children amused this summer by taking part in our fun-filled family trail. With newly opened rooms to explore, unravel the clues and complete the questions to discover how much you know about the Brockhampton Estate.

Can you finish the additional challenges to claim your Brockhampton scroll certificate and become an exclusive member of the fellowship?

£2 per trail (includes a prize), normal admission fees apply.

Brockhampton Revealed

Come and fully explore the manor house at Lower Brockhampton © Steve Betts

Come and fully explore the manor house at Lower Brockhampton

Daily from 19 July 2014, 11am to 4.30pm

Up until now, only limited rooms of the idyllic manor house at Lower Brockhampton have been accessible to visitors. From the 19 July onwards we welcome you to come and explore the whole house and see previously unseen rooms open for the first time.

Through 600 years of existence, the house has been witness to many a change. Peel back the layers of history and discover more about key figures that have helped shape the building we see today.

Normal admission fees apply.

Geocache challenge

Can you find our hidden caches? © Alison Minshall

Can you find our hidden caches?

Available all year round, 10am to 4pm

A fun game for all the family, geocaching is suitable for novices and experts alike.

If you love the outdoors and have a sense of adventure, explore our estate and find hidden caches or treasures using a GPS device. We have GPS devices available to hire from our Visitor Reception (£5 charge). Don’t forget to bring some of your own caches to swap! 

Normal admission charges apply.

Health walks

Enjoy stunning scenery and fresh air, whilst improving your health © Mark Wild

Enjoy stunning scenery and fresh air, whilst improving your health

Every Tuesday from 1 April to 2 September, meet at 5.45pm

Take the first steps to better health with a weekly walk. The routes will vary around the Brockhampton Estate lasting approximately one hour, at a pace to suit all levels of fitness.

Meet in the Old Apple Store car park at 5.45pm for a 6pm start. The walks are free of charge and NT membership is not required. Spaces are limited and booking is essential, call Teresa on 07912 748751.

Farmers' markets

Pick up something unique and local  © NTPL/Penny Tweedie

Pick up something unique and local

From 1 March and then every first Saturday of each month

We’re celebrating our local producers with a monthly farmers’ market in the courtyard at Lower Brockhampton. Meet our tenant farmers as well as other local producers and crafts people.

Entrance for locals (WR6 and HR7 postcodes) and National Trust members is free. Otherwise, entry on the market day is at the estate price (adults £3.50, child £1.75, family £8.75).