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The Laurence Sterne Trust was established as a registered charity in 1967 in order to promote the writings of Laurence Sterne, the 18th century novelist and vicar of Coxwold. Shandy Hall is where he lived and wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.
The Trust promotes Sterne's work and international reputation through exhibitions, events and public access to the property and its collection. Shandy Hall is situated 15 miles to the north of York in the beautiful surroundings of the North York Moors National Park
Museum, Historic house or home, Gallery, Heritage site
House open 1 May to 30 September, every Wednesday (2 to 4.30) & Sunday (2.30 to 4.30).
Gardens open 1 May to 30 September, every day except Saturday (11 to 4.30).
House: Adults £4.50. Accompanied children £2.25
Gardens: Adults £2.50
Cocks & Bulls & Moths
Special evening opening for Museums at Night 2013. Enjoy viewing artist Tom Wood's exhibition 'Cocks and Bulls' in the Gallery at Shandy Hall, stroll around the beautiful gardens and identify moths.
Over 250 different species of moths have been identified in the gardens over the last five years. You are welcome to come and learn more about these beautiful but rarely seen creatures when moths caught the previous night will be identified and released (around 7.00pm) and the trap set for the following night.
For a list of moths caught at Shandy Hall go to www.shandyhallmoths.blogspot.com.
- Family friendly
- Any age