Brockhampton Estate - National Trust

Brockhampton Estate - National Trust
Greenfields
Bringsty
Herefordshire
WR6 5TB
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brockhampton-estate

E-mail

brockhampton@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Estate Office

01885 482077

Fax

01885 482151

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.
The manor house on the Brockhampton Estate, Herefordshire.

Romantic medieval moated manor house on Herefordshire / Worcestershire borders.

14th-century great hall with an immense, locally-timbered roof. Lovely crooked gatehouse and ruined Norman chapel. Miles of park and woodland to explore, with a rich variety of wildlife, from dormice to buzzards. See the wooden sculptures on woodland walks.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site, Museum

Opening hours

Please check venue website prior to visiting

Admission charges

House: £4, child £2, family £10. Groups £3.50

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.
Archery

Brockhampton Bowmen Archery Sessions

  • 2 August 2014 11am-4pm

Join the Brockhampton Bowmen and put your archery skills to the test. Discover various bows and find out how they were used.

Wear suitable outdoor clothing. Other equipment will be provided.

Suitable for children aged 8 years and over.

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£2.00 per session (5 shots).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brockhampton-estate/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of ashdown

Evening Health Walks

  • 22 July 2014 6-7pm *on now
  • 29 July 2014 6-7pm
  • 5 August 2014 6-7pm
  • 12 August 2014 6-7pm
  • 19 August 2014 6-7pm
  • 26 August 2014 6-7pm
  • 2 September 2014 6-7pm

The 'Walking for Health' scheme is intended for those who are unfit or have been recommended to take more exercise to improve their health. Routes will vary around the Brockhampton estate and will take approximately one hour at a pace to suit all levels of fitness.

Suitable for

  • Any age
butterflies on flowers

Butterflies and Bugs Hunt

  • 5 August 2014 1:30-4pm
  • 26 August 2014 1:30-4pm

Hunt for butterflies and moths and bugs in the wildflower meadow on the nature trail. Identify species using your own spotter sheet and make your own butterfly clip to take home. £3.00 per child.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £6.15, Child: £3.05. Trail £3.00 per child.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brockhampton-estate/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of flying bat

Meet the Bats

  • 26 September 2014 6:30-8pm

In the evening Brockhampton is a haven for bats. Armed with a bat detector, discover more about how to spot them and the secret world they inhabit on an evening guided walk at Lower Brockhampton.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £5.00, Child £2.50.

photograph of fungi

Fungal Foray

  • 4 October 2014 2-4pm

Lumpy bracket or wrinkled crust, these are some of the weird and wonderful fungi that can be found on a guided tour around Brockhampton Estate from 14:00 to 16:00.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adults £5.00. Children £2.00.

Fungi

Saturday Lecture: Fascinating Fungi, Shelia Spence

  • 4 October 2014 10:30am-1:30pm

This lecture will explore what people picked in the past and now, including wild foods such as fungi. Q and A included. For an additional charge, you can also choose to join Sheila on a fantastic fungal foray after the lecture lunch and get up-close with various weird and wonderful fungi (see separate listing for details).

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£5.00 per person.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Tudor Construction

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-global/w-localtoyou/w-west_midlands/w-west_midlands-learning.htm

Have a go at building with wattle and daub!

How to obtain

Call 01885 482077 or email brockhampton@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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