Events

Brockhampton by candlelight

Soak up the festive atmosphere © NTPL/Arnhel de Serra

Soak up the festive atmosphere

Saturday 13, Sunday 14 & Saturday 20, Sunday 21 December, 11am to 4pm

Soak up the atmosphere of the manor house dressed for a medieval Christmas and experience how the great hall would have been lit in the 14th century. To make sure we still have our unique property in 600 years time we will be using flameless replica candles, instead of naked flames!

Normal admission charges apply.
 

Carols at Brockhampton Estate

Listen to carols and marvel at the Great Hall, with its cruck frame timbers © NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel

Listen to carols and marvel at the Great Hall, with its cruck frame timbers

Sunday 21 December, 12noon to 2pm

Explore all the rooms in the medieval manor house and get into the festive spirit with traditional carols in the Great Hall, intermittently from 12noon to 2pm.

Also enjoy a festive menu in the Old Apple Store tea-room and browse our range of seasonal gifts in the Granary shop.

Normal admission charges apply.

Festive story-telling

Come and hear your favourite Christmas story © NTPL/Kate Oakley

Come and hear your favourite Christmas story

Saturday 13, Sunday 14 & Saturday 20, Sunday 21 December, 11am to 3pm

Bring the whole family and join in our Christmas celebrations in the Granary at Lower Brockhampton. They’ll be intermittent festive storytelling and fun craft sessions throughout the day, as we transform the Granary and celebrate Christmas. You can even write and post your letter to Father Christmas.

Normal admission charges 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

Weekends only until 16 February, 11am to 3.30pm

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?

Daily from Saturday 14 February to Sunday 1 November, 11am 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.

Orienteering

If you love exploring the outdoors why not try our orienteering course? © Purple Wizard

If you love exploring the outdoors why not try our orienteering course?

Daily from Saturday 14 February to Sunday 1 November, 11am to 4pm

Fancy trying a challenging outdoor adventure sport? Try orienteering. We have three trails available for orienteers of all ages and abilities to test their navigational skills – 1.3km, 3.5km and 4.4km. Each route starts next to Brockhampton Chapel and maps are available from the top kiosk.

£1 per map. Normal admission charges apply.

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