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Sensory walks: tailored tours for blind and partially sighted visitors

Join our friendly and knowledgeable Estate Guides for a gentle walk around Tyntesfield estate.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

Learn about the history of this fascinating place and use your senses to engage with nature on this intimate and interactive tour.

Tours will take place on the second and fourth Friday of each month (dates below) from 11am. We will accompany 6 blind and partially sighted individuals (and an accompanying individual) on a 3/4 mile accessible trail.

Please note that the event may be cancelled in cases of extreme or unsafe weather. Attendance on a walk is free; general admission to Tyntesfield applies.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 01275461900

Meeting point

The walks will leave from the Welcome Building in Home Farm.

What to bring and wear

The walk is 3/4 mile in distance and is over accessible paths which are steep and slippery in places - good footwear and weather appropriate clothes are advised.

Accessibility

The walk takes place along a fully accessible route. Tyntesfield contains steep paths and loose gravel in places, so please take care when moving around the site. A mobility shuttle is available if needed. If you have specific accessibility requirements, let us know and we will try and accommodate you.

Upcoming events

Event

Echoes from the Aviary 

Experience a sound and visual art installation this spring

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on
20 Jul to 31 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 17:30
+ 11 other dates or times
Event

Festival of Archaeology 

Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology at Tyntesfield

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on
20 Jul to 28 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 8 other dates or times
Event

Hamlet with The Lord Chamberlain's Men 

Summer outdoor theatre production of Hamlet at Tyntesfield

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on
20 Jul 2024
at
19:30 to 22:00
Event

Summer of Play: Victorian Games 

Kick off the summer with some classic Victorian Games on Tyntesfield's Croquet Lawn

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on
22 Jul to 5 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 14 other dates or times