Events

Heritage Open Day

Explore the castle and grounds for free

Saturday 12 September

All are welcome to explore the house, gardens and parkland for free. The house will be open 11am - 5pm (last entry 4.15pm) with no tours running and the gardens, shop and cafe will be open 10am - 5.30pm. The parkland is always free to access 7am - 7pm.

Wakefield Literature Festival

Visit Nostell's historic library, filled with rare treasures © NTPL/National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

Visit Nostell's historic library, filled with rare treasures

Friday 18 - Sunday 27 September

Join our events as part of Wakefield Literature Festival. Let Nostell inspire you into creative writing on Saturday 19 September and peek behind the bindings of some of the oldest books in the historic library on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 September.

Great British Walk

Celebrate the 2015 Great British Walk in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor © NTPL/National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

Celebrate the 2015 Great British Walk in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor

Saturday 19 September - Friday 23 October

We've a great range of guided walks from history tours of the parkland and gardens to rambling with a ranger, foraging for fungi and walks with a digital treasure hunt. Scroll down and click through the pages for event details.

 

Nostell apple week

Explore the young orchard in the Kitchen Garden to see juicy apples © NTPL/Ann Mount

Explore the young orchard in the Kitchen Garden to see juicy apples

Sunday 11 - Sunday 18 October

Join us for apple treats in the Courtyard Cafe all week including scones, tarts and cakes. We've a day of apple antics on Sunday 11 October and you can learn how to carry out scientific apple ID on Wednesday 14 October.

 

October half-term

Get stuck in to autumn and Hallowe'en activities this half-term © NTPL/National Trust

Get stuck in to autumn and Hallowe'en activities this half-term

From Mucky Mondays to Pot Luck Fridays with an extra special Halloween Saturday, join us for fun in the gardens, parkland and indoors.

The new zip wire and parkland paths are now open

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