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The Friends of Burton Constable

The Friends of Burton Constable is a Registered Charity which was formed to support the work of the Burton Constable Foundation.

Over the years they have made a great number of valuable contributions that has helped fund conservation projects, improve visitor facilities and acquire items previously sold from its collections and return them to Burton Constable Hall.

For more information about joining the Friends of Burton Constable or to make a donation please email:

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'