Learning

Take a walk around the lake © NTPL/Elle Horder

Take a walk around the lake

Visiting with your school group

We offer a range of activities to suit your school topics, but we can also provide the house as a space for your own activities if you prefer.  Please contact our Visitor Experience Officer on 01296 730349 to find out more.

Primary schools

Enjoying a fun day at Claydon

Enjoying a fun day at Claydon

We offer full or half-day visits for school groups. Children can learn about Florence Nightingale or the life of a Crimean War soldier. These activities are suitable for key stages 1 and 2.

Secondary and higher education

A carved ho-ho bird in the North Hall.

You can choose your own topics for a visit or it is possible to provide you with tours on certain subjects.

Have a bounce on Florence Nightingale’s bed © Arnhel de Serra

Have a bounce on Florence Nightingale’s bed

Resources for schools

Visit our costume display and try on replicas of the costumes made by our volunteer sewing team or visit Miss Nightingale's room.

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