Resources for self-directed visits
Teachers are able to design their own programme of study at Tyntesfield. All self-led visits are free for schools with Education Group Membership but must be booked in advance.
This page is packed with suggestions and resources for planning your visit to Tyntesfield or you can contact us to discuss more options.
Take One: Chandelier
These resources are available to support self-led learning visits to Tyntesfield. They are based on The National Gallery’s Take One... model. This pack uses the chandelier in the drawing room as a focus point for cross-curricular learning. It provides plenty of information about Tyntesfield and its history, along with exciting activities and lesson ideas. Choose from the two versions below.
Take One: Carving
This resource pack also combines information about Tyntesfield and its history with cross-curricular learning suggestions. It uses one of Tyntesfield’s exterior stone carvings as a starting point to explore a variety of curriculum areas, from Art and Design to Science. Choose one of the two versions to download below.
Thousands of treasures to discover
You can also now browse and search Tyntesfield's collection on our new National Trust Collections website. Here you'll find images and information about thousands of objects from all our National Trust places.
Focus on the Wild
Why not use photography to explore the wilder side of Tyntesfield? You can upload your images through our website and create digital postcards that can be shared in our online gallery and e-mailed to friends and family.
Explore by using a GPS to find boxes hidden along our public rights of way. Ideal for smaller groups and the software is now available to download onto most smart phones.
A team of volunteers have been interviewing locals about their memories of Tyntesfield. Be inspired by their stories before your visit or use them to get to know the estate's history in more depth.