Events

1000 mile trial

Vintage car on the 1000 mile trial, stopping at Croft Castle © Samantha Duncalf

Vintage car on the 1000 mile trial, stopping at Croft Castle

Thursday 16 July, 3pm

The Royal Automobile Club's annual 1000 mile trial pit stops on day four four with us during their 5 day challenge. the bvery first trial began in 1899 when most of the country had never seen a motor car. The prestigious collection of pre-war, vinatge and later classic vehicles will be calling in to the grounds of Croft as part of their five day journey, and what better back drop to see them in?

 

 

 

 

Second World War at Croft

Don your forties finest to enjoy free entry © Samantha Duncalf

Don your forties finest to enjoy free entry

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June, 10am to 5pm

The twentieth century theme to Croft's program continues with this very popular annual event, which has this moved from nearby Berrington Hall. See military vehicles, authentic costumes, period medals and weaponry and even get your hair done in a fabulous forties style or enjoy a drink at the wartime bar. Music and dance with local concert bands, a forties singer and dance away the wartime blues with blitz dancers.  games and trails for children to enjoy and spam fritters on the menu in the tea-room.

Normal admission fees apply.

 

 

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