Caring for the Veteran Trees of Kedleston

A chance to see some of the lesser known of Kedleston's veteran trees.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join our ranger for a 2.5 mile wander through the parklands in some of the most interesting and lesser known veteran trees including the Oaks 'Bill and Ben' - discussing their long past and our hopes for their futures.

Please book your free place in advance by calling 01332 842191

Please note that normal admission charges to the parkland will apply for non National Trust members.


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


Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £15.80 £14.30
Child £8.00 £7.20
Family £39.40 £35.70
Group Adult N/A £12.50
Group Child N/A £6.25
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.00 £7.20
Child £4.00 £3.60
Family £19.70 £17.90
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.30
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £2.65

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...

We also offer a number of group tours available on prior request via our main office:

Kedleston Hall State Floor Tour - £17.50pp (Please note that State Floor Tours are not available Friday-Sunday or Bank Holidays)

The basics

Booking details
Call 01332 842191
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The walk will start by the game larder
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable warm clothing and footwear i.e. walking boots and water proofs as there will be uneven ground and some muddy areas.
Not suitable for prams and wheelchairs as the walk will cross the parkland and woods to see 'Bill and Ben' which can be uneven underfoot and brambly in places.
This walk is not recommended for younger children due to the amount of walking.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 November 2019 10:30 - 12:30 Available

Contact Info

Kedleston Hall office
Call 01332 842191

Upcoming events

Orienteering at Kedleston Hall

Thu 17 Oct 2019
New for 2019, go orienteering in the parkland and see more of the less visited areas of Kedleston. A fun activity for all ages, ideal for beginners or experienced orienteers.

Fungi Walk at Kedleston

Sun 20 Oct 2019
Get outdoors and discover a seasonal highlight here at Kedleston - fungi of all shapes and sizes.

Be a Ranger for the Day

Wed 23 Oct 2019
Get stuck in with the ranger team at Kedleston Hall and find out what skills are required to be a National Trust ranger!

Diva (clay lantern) making drop in sessions

Sat 26 Oct 2019
Lighting up in celebration of Diwali, a collaboration with Surtal Arts brings world renowned Rangoli artist to host a range of activities for visitors to take part in.

Rangoli drop in sessions at Kedleston Hall

Mon 28 Oct 2019
Discover the art of Rangoli and help to create a large outdoor installation using natural materials gathered from the parkland.

Be a Young Ranger for the Day

Wed 30 Oct 2019
A fun event for families this October - come along and spend a day working with the rangers in the parkland. Expect to get dirty as you learn what skills are needed to be a ranger and care for wildlife habitats.