Brockhampton Estate - National Trust

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

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before 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.

Brockhampton summer of archaeology project - Indiana Bones trail

  • 18 July — 6 September 2015 *on now

Calling all archaeological investigators, your help is needed to plot and explore the Summer of Archaeology excavations. Pick up a trail and explore Brockhampton Estate. Complete the trail and win a prize!

Admission

The trail costs £2 (normal admission charges apply).

Website

http://www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/events/1966

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Harvest Farmers Market

  • 12 September 2015

Giving visitors a snapshot of Herefordshire life from working farms, orchards and the changing seasons join us this Heritage Open Day to harvest the bounty of the Estate. Celebrating local food and produce with a farmers market. The local area is famous for its high quality produce from traditional beverages to delicious fruits. It is damson harvest time, pick some fruit from the orchards or sample the damson gin.
Set in 1700 acres of farms, woods and parkland the moated Medieval manor house at Brockhampton estate is a delight to behold. This ancient timber framed house with its quirky gatehouse is nestled within the rolling hills of Herefordshire. Explore the whole house and the stories of the family that made this estate the bucolic haven it remains today. Explore the nature trail and tick off some of your 50 things to do before you are 11 3/4, watch wildlife and enjoy the local produce for sale at the farmers market.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/harvest-farmers-market1

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.

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

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

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.
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