Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park

Armour on display at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Re-live this famous turning point in British history - the death of King Richard III and the birth of the all-powerful Tudor dynasty.
Learn more about the Battle of 1485 with colourful and interactive hands-on displays in our award-winning exhibition.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre also offers a range of activities, including guided and self-led walks around the battlefield and living history events on certain weekends. Visitors can find out about medieval warfare, how the battle unfolded and the impact of the new and powerful Tudor dynasty.
The licensed Tithe Barn restaurant offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options as well as afternoon tea in historic surroundings.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

The Heritage Centre is currently closed for site maintenance and will re-open on Saturday 3rd February 2018

10am-5pm, April to October
10am-4pm, November to March

Country Park open 7am to 4pm

Admission charges

Adult £8.95
Concession – (Senior, Student and Disabled / Special Needs) £8
Child – (3 to 15 years) £5.75
Family of 1 Adult + up to 3 Children £21.00
Family of 2 Adults + up to 3 Children £28.00
Child under 3 years FREE
Accompanied Carer FREE

Tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the Exhibition for 12 months from day of purchase, but are NOT VALID for the Bosworth Medieval Festival on the weekend of 18th & 19th August 2018

10% discount on the above prices for admission tickets purchased online

FREE entry to Country Park, Gift Shop, Tithe Barn Restaurant & Battlefield Trail (car parking charges apply)

Additional info

Access around the Heritage Centre is suitable for wheelchair users.
Access around the Battlefield Trail and Country Park may be difficult for some people.

There is one mobility scooter and two wheelchairs that can be used for free by visitors. Pre-booking during office hours on 01455 290429 is highly recommended.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Social History, Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Bosworth Battlefield trail

Weekend Winter Warmer Walk

  • 20 January 2018 11:30am-1pm *on now
  • 28 January 2018 11:30am-1pm

Make the most of these winter weekends by joining us for a 1¼ mile (2 km) walk with one of Bosworth’s knowledgeable and experienced guides, bringing the events of the Battle of Bosworth to life.

Walk followed by a warming mug of soup & a bread roll in our Tithe Barn Café.

Please note that in inclement weather the walk will be replaced by a talk in the Heritage Room and a mug of soup from the Tithe Barn Café.

Places are limited so pre-booking is essential – call 01455 290429 (open Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm) or book your place online.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£8.50 Adult
£8.00 Concession
£7.00 Child

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/weekend-winter-warmer-walk-5/

Bosworth Battlefield trail

Guided Walk

  • 25 January — 25 February 2018
  • 3 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 4 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 10 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 11 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 17 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 18 February 2018 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 24 February 2018 11:30am-1pm
  • 24 — 25 February 2018 2-3:30pm

Join one of our experienced guides for an informative 2km walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £4.50
Concession £4
Child £3
Family Tickets also available.

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/guided-walk-6-2018-02-03/

Children at Bosworth Battlefield

February Fun Animal Hunt

  • 10 — 25 February 2018

Pick up a sheet from our ticket office, explore the Heritage Centre and Country Park to find the hiding animals and return to collect your prize.

Cost: £2 per child.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 7-10

Admission

£2 per child

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/february-fun-animal-hunt/

Family walking at Bosworth Battlefield

Wonderful Welly Adventure

  • 14 February 2018 11am-12pm

Wear your wellies as we take a short walk outside to collect leaves. We will then go indoors to make works of art with what we find. If the weather is poor we will stay indoors and just do the art element.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£3 per child

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/

Children's drop-in crafts

  • 21 February 2018 11am-12pm

Join us for some drop in crafts, where you will be able to decorate a crown or shield.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£2 per child

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/

Battle of Bosworth re-enacatment

Bosworth Medieval Festival

  • 18 — 19 August 2018 10am-5pm

Families can enjoy activities including jousting, medieval games and archery, storytelling, face painting and so much more.
Visitors can also explore living history camps, expert talks, cannon fire demonstrations, battle re-enactments, the medieval market and a wealth of local food and drink opportunities.
The Wars of the Roses Federation will co-ordinate hundreds of performers from across the country for the re-enactment of the Battle of Tewkesbury and the Battle of Bosworth.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Watch this space - ticket prices and pre-booking coming soon

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/anniversary-battle-event/

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park
Sutton Cheney
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV13 OAD
England

Website

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/

E-mail

bosworth@leics.gov.uk

Telephone

01455 290429

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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