Latest News from Burton Constable

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People sat on the grass outside a building
25 June 2019
Summer kids go free offer at Burton Constable Hall & Grounds with Little Vikings-York or East Riding Council School's Out.
16 June 2019
Join us at Burton Constable Hall on Sunday 16th June for a celebration of early music in the beautiful setting of this Elizabethan mansion.
11 June 2019
This summer to mark the bicentenary of famous American writer Herman Melville, Burton Constable Hall are launching an ambitious project to bring to life the gigantic Sperm Whale skeleton that lives in the stable block.
Servants at Play
26 April 2019
Have you ever wondered what life was like ‘below stairs’ at a Yorkshire country house? A fascinating new exhibition exploring the daily lives of servants at the grand Burton Constable Hall opens on 4th May 2019!
06 April 2019
EGG-CITEMENT Easter competition!!! Win a Family Day Ticket!
14 March 2019
The Burton Constable Foundation has received support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to increase it's organisation and sustainability.
18 November 2018
Burton Constable Hall & Grounds will be throwing open its doors for free to National Lottery players from Monday 3rd to Thursday 6th December 2018. We are joining participating National Lottery funded visitor attractions across the UK in saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket.
14 November 2018
Over the past 18 months, Burton Constable Hall has undergone a digital transformation, working with KCOM to replace the IT and telephony infrastructure.
14 August 2018
We have some very exciting opportunities for groups visiting Burton Constable Hall & Grounds during the remainder of 2018 and into 2019.
16 July 2018
Burton Constable Hall are pleased to advertise the formal tender of their catering provision from January 2019 and invite submissions from suitably qualified and experienced caterers. This is a really exciting opportunity to provide the catering at a prestigious, high-profile and award-winning visitor attraction.
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
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 

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

Today the Burton Constable Whale is nicknamed 'Constable Moby'

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