We look forward to welcoming you back this term. Please be assured our staff are still working hard to keep everyone safe and we continue to keep a range of measures in place, such as limited capacity in some indoor spaces, to make sure you and your group have an enjoyable visit. All bookings must be made at least 14 days in advance. Visit our website for more information: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/school-visits/reopening-for-schools/
Highlights include outdoor large grassed areas which can be used by school groups for self booked activities, rooms within the 17th Century Terrace Range which includes the Dining Room and Long Gallery. Other key areas to be seen include the Little Castle, with its exquisite interior decoration, Wall Walk, Terrance Range and Riding House Range.
The sumptuously painted walls and ceilings of the Little Castle, intricately carved fireplaces and the magnificent indoor Riding House. There is a new exhibition in the stables, with a fascinating film about Cavendish and the castle, plus Cavalier Horsemanship horse displays every weekend from April to September.
Large dedicated Education Room which can be booked
Parking is located 50 metres from entrance
Toilets are located in the Visitor Centre
There is a Discovery Centre in the stables with audio visual displays
Fantastic interactive exhibition in the Riding House which introduces the site
Grassed picnic area with picnic benches
New outdoor play area
Free bookable education room with tables and chairs is available to book.
Site staff are First Aid trained
The Little Castle is not accessible to wheelchair users but interpretation boards are located in the Riding House. The Terrace Range, Venus Garden and parts of Riding House and Stables have level access with good viewpoints. Disabled access to some parts of the Riding House and Terrace Range is subject to seasonal changes, please call 0370 333 0606 to discuss your requirements.
Please call us on 0370 333 0606 to discuss your requirements.
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