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Seaton Sluice & Blyth: Delaval Discoveries Wider Estate Walk

Join us for our regular wider estate walks to discover more about the Delavals and their local interests. Take in delightful views across the landscape and find out more about the area's history.

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Explore the centuries of history in and around Seaton Sluice and Blyth on this circular trail. Seaton Delaval was granted to the Delaval family in the 11th century and the earliest record of a building here is a defensive 'tower'. Discover how for more than 900 years, the family has played its part in protecting the area from civil conflicts, wars against the French and attacks during the First and Second World Wars.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All tickets£5.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Recommended age 14+.

Meeting point

Meet at Visitor Welcome.

What to bring and wear

Please wear weather-appropriate, outdoor clothing and footwear. Heels are not recommended.

Accessibility

This walk includes steps, uneven terrain and stiles. This walk takes in farmland where livestock graze; access dogs only.

Other

Entrance to the property is not included in this event. Normal admission charges will apply if you wish to include a visit to the Hall. Please note that timings are approximate.

Upcoming events

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Delaval Discoveries: Potted History Talk 

Join our expert guides daily for an introduction to the gay Delavals, the most notorious of Georgian partygoers and pranksters and discover the story behind Sir John Vanbrugh's 300 year old masterpiece.

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on
22 Apr to 3 Nov 2024
at
12:30 to 13:00
+ 256 other dates or times
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Tots' Plots 

Join us for our free weekly drop-in gardening club for toddlers, packed full of activities whatever the weather.

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on
26 Apr to 30 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 18 other dates or times
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Delaval Discoveries: Garden Tour 

Join us to discover how we care for this historic landscape. Explore the history of architect Sir John Vanbrugh's pleasure grounds and find out what's new and in bloom this month.

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on
26 Apr to 26 Oct 2024
at
14:00 to 15:00
+ 13 other dates or times
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Holywell: Delaval Discoveries Wider Estate Walk 

Join us for our regular wider estate walks to discover more about the Delavals and their local interests. Take in delightful views across the landscape and find out more about the area's history.

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on
28 Apr to 20 Oct 2024
at
13:00 to 15:30
+ 2 other dates or times