Take off! A summer of things that flutter

A celebration of bees, butterflies and moths through a range of indoor and outdoor self-led family activities. Are you ready to take off this summer?

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

A celebration of bees, butterflies and moths through a range of indoor and outdoor self-led family activities. Are you ready to take off this summer?

Prices

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

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.00 £10.00
Child £5.50 £5.00
Family £27.50 £25.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £9.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.75

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...

If you're not a National Trust (or National Trust for Scotland) member then you'll need to pay for parking.

It's £5 for up to two hours, £6.50 for two to four hours and £7.50 for four hours or more. Payment machines take cash only, but you can pay by card in the castle entrance for parking and admission.

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Accessibility
The grounds has grassy and gravel surfaces, and tree roots going across the path as well. There is level access to the ground floor of Wray Castle at the side of the building near the outdoor toilets.
Other
Dogs on short leads are welcome in the grounds, however inside the castle it is assistance dogs only. Parking will be busy over the summer holidays, why not come by boat, bike or on foot? Check out the main Wray Castle web page for more details.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
18 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
19 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
20 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
21 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
22 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
23 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
24 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
25 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
26 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
27 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
28 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
29 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
30 June 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
1 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
2 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
3 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
4 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
5 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available
6 July 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Wray Castle
Email
wraycastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 015394 33250

Upcoming events

Take off! A summer of things that flutter

Mon 17 Jun 2019
10:00-17:00
A celebration of bees, butterflies and moths through a range of indoor and outdoor self-led family activities. Are you ready to take off this summer?

Upping sticks at sixty

Mon 17 Jun 2019
10:30-10:45
This 10 minute talk introduces the Dawsons, a middle class couple from Liverpool, who built Wray Castle and made a new life in the Lake District.

The survival of Wray Castle

Mon 17 Jun 2019
11:00-11:15
A 10-minute talk explaining the journey this extraordinary building has been on; from family home to institution to public place.

Reading Wray Castle

Mon 17 Jun 2019
11:30-11:45
This 10 minute talk will equip visitors with the skills to understand the architecture of Wray Castle - inside and out.

Landmark in the landscape

Mon 17 Jun 2019
12:00-12:45
This 45 minute outdoor guided tour takes in the theatrical architecture of Wray Castle together with its picturesque setting.

Wray Runners at Wray Castle

Tue 18 Jun 2019
18:00-19:00
Every Tuesday evening in the grounds of Wray Castle, there will be running sessions taking place for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.