Things to see & do

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What's on

Whether it's travelling back in time with our re-enactment days, learning a new skill during the summer or watching a Shakespeare play, there is something here for everybody.

Listen to history

Take a free audio guide and be transported to Medieval Tattershall

Let the free audio guides transport you to 15th century Tattershall. Listen to what life was like in our Castle and how it was saved from demolition. Adults' and children's settings available.

Bring a picnic

Bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds

If it's a nice day bring a picnic and enjoy family fun in beautiful suroundings. If it's not so nice you can eat your picnic in the guardhouse seating area.

Super Sundays

Lady Maude will teach you to spin 

Try your hand at spinning wool under the tutelage of Lady Maud.

Super Sundays

Peasent Truepenny will teach you about Medieval toys 

Peasant Truepenny will teach you what toys medieval children played with.

Super Sundays

You too can dress up like a knight or a princess 

Dress up like a knight, a princess, a jester or a dragon. You can even have a go at holding our great sword.

Don't miss

  • The only corridor in the Castle
  • The 18th century dovecote
  • Our priceless Flemish tapestries
  • The leaning toilet-block of Tattershall
  • The original spiral staircase with sunken handrail
  • WWII planes flying overhead from nearby RAF Coningsby
  • The guardhouse gift shop
  • The view from the roof

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Start ticking the activities off your list. At Tattershall you can try: making a den, climbing a tree, flying a kite, hunting for bugs... Collect your adventure scrapbook and start today.