Nellie's Arctic adventures family trail
This December, channel Nellie Soames’s pioneering spirit of outdoor adventure as you follow her Arctic Adventure in a trail around the garden. Agnes Helen ‘Nellie’ Soames, who married Arthur Soames in 1919, was the owner of Sheffield Place. In her account 'Polar Gleams', she tells of her voyage to the Arctic and into Siberia. Learn more about this remarkable woman, who was one of the first ladies to go into the Arctic ‘unescorted’, and her link with this place. From 1 December to 5 January, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Free but normal garden admission applies.