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Meet the Housekeeper

Discover Gawthorpe Hall's Victorian kitchen in the basement and meet the housekeeper.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Explore the Victorian kitchen, the heart of the home, where the housekeeper will explain what the Kay-Shuttleworths would have eaten for dinner. Learn about the Victorians’ love for gadgets and have a go at writing a menu with a quill pen.

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

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The basics

Suitability

Family friendly event.

Accessibility

Please note: This event is held in the kitchen in the cellar of Gawthorpe Hall accessed by a staircase. Unfortunately, due to the historic nature of the building, there is no lift.

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Lancashire County Council

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