Enjoy a fabulous visit to East Yorkshire's best historic day out!
Burton Constable Hall, just 10 miles from Beverley and Hull, is one of Yorkshire’s most spectacular historic country houses, and one of its best kept secrets: a real treat for group visitors! With over 30 rooms crammed with fine arts, furniture and many surprises with over 500 years of family history; plus over 300 acres of historic grounds to explore, Burton Constable is a great place for groups at any time.
New for 2021: 'Drink, Dance and Decadence'
Discover the heyday of Burton Constable's glittering social scene as the Elizabethan hall looks at the last great gasp of extravagance under Sir Thomas Aston Clifford Constable, his first wife the lovely Lady Marianne and her scandalous successor the headstrong Rosina.
Cobwebs and Cream Teas 'Behind the Scenes' Tours
(currently not available)
The chance to peek behind the scenes and explore hidden nooks and crannies, is irresistible, and Burton Constable’s ‘Cobwebs and Cream Teas’ special guided tours offer just that chance … with knobs on!
On a ‘Cobwebs and Cream Teas’ tour, guests explore this wonderful Elizabethan house literally from top to toe, seeing the rooftops and garrets, as well as delving into the depths of the cellars: en route taking in servants’ quarters, grand state rooms, archives and stores. Exclusive groups of up to 16 people have their own dedicated guide, to be able to get ‘up close and personal’ with this extraordinary house and its maze of rooms and staircases; fascinating collections and curiosities; and tales of residents above and below stairs, across the centuries. Not surprisingly, there are even some ghostly tales to hear…
And a sumptuous Afternoon Tea is included in the tour price, to be taken after the tour.
Cobwebs and Cream Teas tours cost £tbc per head. Groups of max 16 persons on each tour. Larger groups are welcome, with two tours running concurrently.