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Knight-in-Training

Calling all knights-in-training! Book a ticket to join Sir Leon the Lionheart and get straight to work with lively hands-on activities to become a knight of the realm.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

This fun and immersive experience for enthusiastic squires includes sword play and jousting. All knights-in-training graduate with a certificate and crown. Lessons last 45 minutes and will be held outside.

Please note: This event may need to be moved into a tower room in case of wet weather.

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Prices

Event prices

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Per Item£5.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Suitable for children aged 5+. Parents are welcome to stay.

Meeting point

Please ask at visitor reception for directions to the lawn opposite the castle entrance which is the meeting point for this event.

What to bring and wear

This is an outdoor event. Please wear clothing appropriate to the weather. In high winds or very heavy rain, this event may be adapted or cancelled at short notice.

Accessibility

There are gravel paths from visitor reception to the castle and around the moat. Elsewhere in the grounds there is uneven terrain.

Other

Experiences will start promptly at their given time in the castle, so please allow 15 minutes to get from Visitor Reception to the activity. This is an outdoor event. In high winds or very heavy rain, this event may be adapted or cancelled at short notice. Normal admission applies. Please head to Visitor Reception on arrival to purchase your admissions ticket. Admission is free for National Trust members.

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