Putting the House to Bed

Ever wondered what happens when Mr Straw's House is closed over the winter period?

  • Booking essential

Why not join us for our Putting the House to Bed Tours this November? As we prepare to close for another season, come along and learn a little more about what it takes to care for such a unique collection. Discover more about the techniques used and what the team get up to during the Annual Conservation Clean. Back by popular demand with an additional day, do book in advance to take part.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01909 482380
Please do book in advance to avoid disappointment, spaces are limited.
Suitability
Children welcome.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please arrive 10 minutes early for your visit, and come to 5 Blyth Grove. We do have our own car park opposite the properties in the old orchard.
What to bring and wear
Mr Straw's House has no central heating, so please dress accordingly for your 2 hour visit.
Accessibility
Please note there are steps up to the property, and three steep flights of stairs inside both houses. If you would like to discuss access please do call us on 01909 482380
Other
For conservation reasons, bags must be left securely at reception.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
31 October 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available
1 November 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available
2 November 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Mr Straw's House
Email
mrstrawshouse@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01909 482380

Upcoming events

Compass Conundrum

Tue 22 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
To the Straw family, and other people of their time, postcards weren’t just for sending home, but for collecting as a means of showing people where you’d been, or keeping as a souvenir of your trip.

Putting the House to Bed

Thu 31 Oct 2019
11:00-13:00
Ever wondered what happens when Mr Straw's House is closed over the winter period?

Red Lane Ramble

Tue 26 Nov 2019
09:30-11:30
Follow in the footsteps of the Straw's at Christmas time.