Summer at Mr Straw's House

Explore the greenhouse on your visit and see what you can discover.

From taking part in our family summer activities, spending time together, or looking for a bit of a different visit there is something for everyone at Mr Straw's House.

During the summer period there is loads to see and do at Mr Straw's House. For our younger visitors join us for It's the Bees Knees family trail in the gardens and orchard, or start your 50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 ¾ adventure. How many could you complete? Take part from 24 July 2018 to 1 September 2018 from 10:30am to 4pm Tuesday - Saturday. 

Did you know Florence kept bees in the Orchard?
It's the Bees Knees at Mr Straw's House
Did you know Florence kept bees in the Orchard?

For our younger at heart visitors why not site back and relax in the garden with a novel from the second hand bookshop after your tour of the house. Learn a little more about Florence Straw in the display, and visit the greenhouse to explore the cacti collection imported by Walter Straw. If you're lucky they may even be in flower for you - some only flower for one day of the season. Explore the Conservation Studio and discover what it takes to care for such a unique collection of everyday family possessions.

To visit us this summer period why not book your visit today by calling our booking line on 01909 482380 to arrange your timed admission.