Stables & Parkland - Burton Constable
Freshly renovated with the help of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Stables is now worth a visit in it's own right. Whether you are in need of refreshment, looking for gift or need a dry place for the children to play.
A perfect way to hit the open air, the Capability Brown Parkland offers a variety of walks, with lots of things for children and families of all ages to explore along the way.
For the budding gardeners, Burton Constable gardens are steeped in history which dates back to Medieval times.
Currently maintained by our Groundsman and a superb team of volunteers it is well worth an explore.
Did you know?
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
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'