Events & Volunteer Days

Sunday 16th August - General Open Day

We are re-opening to the public on the 16th August as a trial event before opening for the next scheduled event in September. Due to Covid 19 we have to restrict numbers and put other measures in place. This is to enable our supporters to view the completed restoration work from a distance, take in some fresh air and find out the latest from our Trustees.  Please be aware of the following:


We are opening at 12 Noon until 4.00 pm but admission has to be pre-booked using this link Eventbrite" 

We are admitting 30 Adults + any children additionally every half hour starting at 12 Noon and ending at 3.00 pm plus 20 Adults & Children at 3.30 pm. You will be allocated a time slot which you need to adhere to and you will need to pay on-line through Eventbrite. Admission charges will be £3.00 per adult. Children should also be registered with those under 5 entering free and those aged 5-16 paying £1.00 per child.

We will not be having any activities or catering on site at this initial event.  You are welcome to bring your own refreshments but we would ask that you take away all your own waste material. Please also note there will be no public toilets at this event.

When arriving you need to check in at the entrance hut and you will be required to observe the “One Way System around the site in order to comply with Social Distancing. Exiting the site will be via a rear gate. This event will not be suitable for wheelchair users due to the exit route.

We apologise for this detailed information but this has been necessary in order to comply with the present regulations concerning the pandemic.

We welcome your continued support and look forward to seeing you.


Our next scheduled event is “Heritage Sunday” on the 13th September at which we are expecting to have both catering and craft stalls. We will post details concerning this towards the end of August.


Covid 19 – Please see our “Method Statement” on our Visitor Information Page

Volunteer Days -  (Currently Suspended)


Future Events In 2020

Due to the development work on the Hall and enabling site this year we are not planning our events too far ahead but we are expecting the following events to take place: (Subject to Covid 19 Guidelines)

  • 16th August  - General Open Day please see above.

  • Heritage Open Day – 13th September 2020 (Subject to Covid 19 Guidelines further update in due course)


Please note that as the restoration work on the Hall is currently going on, we have restricted access to the Grounds and we are not always able to run our events as previously.  We regret that our woodland paths may not be suitable for disabled visitors in wheelchairs at this time. We also advise that in the winter months visitors should come in suitable footwear as some of the newly created paths may become muddy at times. 

Notes for Visitors

  • Admission Charges – Our Standard Admission Charges are Adults £2.00, Children under 16 Free. Please see individual events above for any variation to these charges.

  • Dogs – Dogs are now permitted on our site at most of our Open Days. Specifically excluded are the Easter Sunday Event and any Theatre Events. Otherwise please see event details above and our event literature. This decision is subject to a specific Management Plan and also a Code of Conduct. Please follow the link to the Code of Conduct and please note that Dog Leads that extend will not be permitted (Short leads are available at the entrance).  Code of Conduct  Assistance dogs will still be permitted at all open days.

  • Disabled Visitors - Due to the nature of the site, there is limited access for wheelchair users. The pathways are uneven and may be slippery at times. There is a discretionary concession for disabled visitors in Wheelchairs.

  • Children and young persons under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible Adult at our Open Days, Events & Volunteer Days.

  • Please note that there are now restrictions on parking on Carriageway Drive which should be observed.​

  • Please see our Privacy Policy & Statements & Visitor Information Page.

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