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SAT 23 AUG

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Wartime At Croft

Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust, Leominster

Run by: Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust

Marking the centenary of the Great War, experience a weekend of World War one at Croft. Learn the stories of the 4 members of the Croft family who went to war.

clock10:00–17:00

Suitable for any age

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What happened to them and the castle during this time. What was life like on the home front and hear the stories of Horses at War. Talks, tours, clothing, memorabilia, displays and documents from a tragic but not forgotten era.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 24 Aug 10:00–17:00
  2. Sat 20 Sep 10:00–17:00
  3. Sun 21 Sep 10:00–17:00
  4. Sat 11 Oct 10:00–17:00
  5. Sun 12 Oct 10:00–17:00

Cost

Normal Admission Charges Apply.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

Venue

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Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust

Croft, Leominster, HR6 9PW

About this location

Home of the Croft family for nearly 1,000 years Croft Castle, a place of power, politics and pleasure, nestles in Show more… peaceful Herefordshire countryside at the heart of a 607-hectare (1,500-acre) estate of woodlands, farm and parkland. Explore the miles of woodland trails, learn about the family who have made Croft so special. See the fine Georgian interiors and family portraits. Relax in the walled garden. Stroll through the woods to the Iron Age hill fort at Croft Ambrey. Croft has more than 300 veteran trees. Enjoy the 'atmosphere rooms', including the 18th-century Saloon. Note: parts of the property may close in high winds.Show less…

Home of the Croft family for nearly 1,000 years Croft Castle, a place of power, politics and pleasure, nestles in peaceful Herefordshire countryside at the heart of a 607-hectare (1,500-acre) estate of woodlands, farm and parkland. Explore the miles of woodland trails, learn about the family who have made Croft so special. See the fine Georgian interiors and family portraits. Relax in the walled garden. Stroll through the woods to the Iron Age hill fort at Croft Ambrey. Croft has more than 300 veteran trees. Enjoy the 'atmosphere rooms', including the 18th-century Saloon. Note: parts of the property may close in high winds.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust.

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