$tow High in Transit

A thought-provoking photography exhibition by Olli Hellmann revealing the links between the ‘boom and bust’ of Peruvian guano and the transformation of Tyntesfield.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Tyntesfield’s owner, William Gibbs, became known as the ‘richest commoner in England’ due to the profits made trading Peruvian guano. Peru’s government used guano contracts as collateral for massive loans, leaving them deep in debt when the ‘boom’ went ‘bust’.

Through paired images of the barren landscapes of Peru’s Chincha Islands - where Gibbs’ guano was harvested - with the richness of the Tyntesfield estate, Hellmann shows how economic globalisation creates few winners and many losers.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Tyntesfield

Prices

House, garden and estate
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £18.40 £16.50
Child £9.20 £8.25
Family £46.00 £41.25
One adult family £27.60 £24.75
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £15.60
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £7.80
Garden and estate only
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.40 £10.20
Child £5.70 £5.10
Family £28.50 £25.50
One adult family £17.10 £15.30
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £9.60
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.80

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Car park charge of £3.00 per vehicle, per day. Parking is free for National Trust members with a valid car sticker and membership card. Free parking with designated spaces for Blue Badge holders, coaches and motorcyles.

20% off voucher for café and shop for visitors arriving by bicycle or by public transport, available from the Ticket Office at Home Farm visitor centre.

The basics

Suitability
This event is suitable for accompanied children.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please bring your visit at the Ticket Office in Home Farm visitor centre. The exhibition is displayed in the house.
What to bring and wear
Stiletto heels are not permitted inside the house.
Accessibility
There are blue badge spaces in the car park, ramped access at Home Farm visitor centre, and a mobility bus running across the estate.
Other
The '$tow High in Transit' exhibition takes place in the house. Entry to the house is by timed ticket only. Tickets can be pre-booked online or picked on the day. Last entry to the house is 4pm during summer opening times and 2pm during winter opening times. Please check our website for more information.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
21 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
22 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
23 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
24 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
25 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
26 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
27 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
28 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
29 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
30 September 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
1 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
2 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
3 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
4 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
5 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
6 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
7 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
8 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available
9 October 2019 11:00 - 17:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Tyntesfield
Email
tyntesfield@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01275 461 900

Upcoming events

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run

Fri 20 Sep 2019
09:40-12:00
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way.

TYNTEtots: The Ugly Duckling

Fri 20 Sep 2019
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of The Ugly Duckling.

$tow High in Transit

Fri 20 Sep 2019
11:00-17:00
A thought-provoking photography exhibition by Olli Hellmann revealing the links between the ‘boom and bust’ of Peruvian guano and the transformation of Tyntesfield.

House tickets: September

Fri 20 Sep 2019
12:00-14:00
To enter the house at Tyntesfield, you'll need a ticket. These can be pre-booked or picked up from the ticket office on the day.

Golden tree walks

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us during the golden season for self-led walks through the changing colours of Tyntesfield's trees.

Make a stool or coffee table 2019 - Sorry, sold out.

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
Under the expert guidance of the Somerset Bodgers you can create your own stool or coffee table.