Cobwebs & Cream Teas

Talks and Tours
Sat 24th September 2022
Behind the scenes at Burton Constable Hall & Grounds
From £20

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!

Prices start from £20.00 for children & £37.50 for adults - Annual Members can benefit from a discounted price. The cost includes a free flow visit to the Hall before your tour begins, the opportunity to explore the historic Parkland, Grounds & Stables and a delicious Afternoon Tea, freshly prepared and served in the Stables Kitchen.

The Grounds, Stables & Stables Kitchen are open from 10am and the Hall opens at 12pm with the 'Behind the Scenes' tour starting at 1.30pm prompt in the Great Hall. Afternoon Tea is at 3:15 in the Stables Kitchen.

There are limited places available, so be quick to book, to avoid disappointment. Please note there are other dates for this event.

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

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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