Bring the family and cycle on miles of traffic-free roads and tracks in Grimsthorpe Park. Hire your cycles from us, collect a map and follow the waymarked trails. There are different routes to suit your energy level and ability. You can also choose to take the Family Challenge by picking up a Challenge Pack (£5) and hunting down the clues and questions as you cycle the trail.(Challenge open 22 Jul - 8 Sep) The challenge is aimed at families with children aged 5-11. It's a great way to see the countryside, keep fit and enjoy fresh air together in a safe environment. The trail is open every standard open day.
Sunday, March 31, 2013 to Sunday, September 29, 2013
During the 1800s he built his own railway line through the park and this walk will take in part of its route. There will also be a chance to discover more about his life and the fascinating times in which he lived.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Step back almost 1,000 years when the park was home to Cistercian monks. Look for traces of their Abbey and discover their fate in the 1530s.
Guided walk is free but you will need a valid park ticket. This is a two hour walk. Suitable clothing required. To book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 03, 2013
He died before his project was completed but the inspirational ideas of one of Britain's greatest architects will be unravelled as we walk around the outside of the castle that isn't a castle!
Guided walk is free but booking is essential. Email email@example.com. A valid park ticket is required. Suitable clothing for an outdoor, two hour walk is required.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Performance in the Vanbrugh Hall. This choral performance is always popular. Purchase your tickets early. Visit the Grimsthorpe Castle website for more details. If the weather is kind there will be a chance to bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens and grounds from 6.00pm.The concert starts at 8.00pm. 01778 423036 to book your ticket.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Search for that hidden gem! The stalls will be set out in front of the castle and your entry fee will include access to the gardens and grounds. Watch out for the televison cameras as BBC's Bargain Hunt returns this year. Refreshments available. Castle will also be open on Sunday (additional charge)
Friday, July 05, 2013 to Sunday, July 07, 2013
Ever thought about running 70 miles in 24 hours? Long distance runners will be covering a lot of ground in Grimsthorpe Park on the first endurance race of its type to be held here. For those with a little less energy there will also be a half marathon taking place. Check out the FAT FEET website for more details on how to book
Friday, August 02, 2013 to Sunday, August 04, 2013
Come along and enjoy - Classic cars, craft stalls, terrier racing, live music, bouncy castles.....and more!
Monday, August 26, 2013