The 1620s House And Garden Coalville

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Bug hunt at The 1620s House And Garden

Bug hunt

    Festival of British Archaeology at The 1620s House And Garden

    Festival of British Archaeology

      Live lute music at The 1620s House And Garden

      Live lute music

        Bug hunt at The 1620s House And Garden

        Bug hunt

        • The 1620s House And Garden Coalville
        • Sunday 29th - Sunday 12th August
        • Collect a sheet from our Ticket Office, explore the 1620s Gardens to find the bugs. Return to the Ticket Office to collect your prize.

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          The 1620s House And Garden venue information

          The 1620s House and Garden at Donington le Heath, formerly Donington le Heath Manor House, has undergone a stunning refurbishment in order to tell the story of its former owners and residents.

          This rare and beautiful house is a surviving example of a family home built in the 13th century and then modernised in 1618. The house has been home to many families over its 700 year history, but the Digby family, which included the Gunpowder Plotter Sir Everard Digby, lived in the house for over two hundred years. It is towards the end of the Digby ownership that the newly refurbished house is focused, showing how people lived in late Elizabethan and early Jacobean times.

          Visitors can now see the beautifully restored period rooms and talk to our volunteers about the history of the house, the families that lived here and about life in the 1620s. The house is set in beautiful 17th century style gardens with labelled plants and flowers, an orchard, herb gardens and a maze.

          Visitors can also enjoy light refreshments in the tea room, where a range of merchandise is also available.

          The site will continue its lively series of events that use re-enactment, crafts, hands-on activities, drama and specialist demonstrations to interpret the history of the site and life at the time.

          Venue contact details and info

          Name: The 1620s House And Garden

          Address: Manor Road, Coalville, LE67 2FW

          Phone: 01455 290429

          Venue short url: https://www.skiddle.com/venues/71821/

          Type of venue: Other

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