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Cobwebs & Cream Teas at Christmas

Talks and Tours
Sat 19th November 2022 to Sun 18th December 2022

from £10

Join us for an exclusive 'Behind the Scenes' tour of the Hall led by one of our expert guides and discover the cellars, attics, rooftops and everything else in-between!

Indulge in the latest exhibition A Different World Through the Eyes of the Travelling Chichesters and immerse yourselves in a Country House at Christmas.

The ticket also includes access to our Grounds & Stables from 10am, plus a self-guided walk round the Hall which will be decked with holly, as well as a whole range of seasonal greenery and splashes of festive colour to enhance the cosy intimacy of a Country House at Christmas.

This will be followed by a Cream Tea served from the Stables Kitchen at 2.45pm.

Places on the tour are limited to 16 people and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please notify us of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Schedule:.

  • Arrive at your leisure from 10am onwards 
  • 11:00am onwards - entry into the hall for your self - guided tour
  • 1:00pm - Cobwebs and Cream Teas tour starts in the Great Hall
  • 2.45pm - Cream Tea served in the Stables Kitchen

Places on the tour are limited to 16 people and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please notify us of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

 ** The tour involves steep spiral staircases and some areas haven’t been used for many years.  Please wear sensible footwear.


Contact Information:

enquiries@burtonconstable.com
Did you know?
Over 80 different species of birds have been spotted at Burton Constable, from the smallest British bird, the Goldcrest, to large birds of prey such as Buzzards and Barn Owls

The Burton Constable Whale is featured in Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick. 

Today the Burton Constable Whale is nicknamed 'Constable Moby'

Afternoon tea was created by the Duchess of Bedford in the late 18th century. She invited friends to join her for an afternoon meal of small cakes, bread and butter sandwiches, sweets and, of course, tea. The practice was so popular that it was quickly adopted by other social hostesses