image for Historical Event item typeMedieval - War of the Roses Re-enactment at Oxburgh Hall

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Historical Event, Sat 5 - Sun 6 Aug 2017

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Contact

Oxburgh Hall

01366 328258

Address

Oxborough,
King's Lynn,
Oxborough, Nr Swaffham,
Norfolk,
PE33 9PS

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Details

What was life like as a medieval soldier in the 15th century? What did they use? How did they eat? What did they look like? Find out how members of the family would have lived as soldiers during the War of the Roses as Oxburgh Hall becomes a soldier’s encampment for the weekend. Real cannon fired each day! Cannon ball not included!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Free garden and house tours. Annual events calendar. Family activities including children's trails, woodland den building area, and activities throughout the year (see our website for details). Souvenir guides, gift shop, second-hand bookshop. Suitability for the Disabled: WCs. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Assistance dogs only.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 5 - Sun 6 Aug 2017 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Normal Admission to gardens and estate applies.

Directions

See location of Oxburgh Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 742012  Lat: 52.58113 Long: 0.57030

By Road:
Leave the A134 at Stoke Ferry, following the minor road to Oxborough village (signposted) for about 3 miles. The entrance is in the village, turn right after the church.

By Public Transport:
From Downham Market station it is 10 miles to Oxburgh Hall.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Free garden and house tours. Annual events calendar. Family activities including children's trails, woodland den building area, and activities throughout the year (see our website for details). Souvenir guides, gift shop, second-hand bookshop. Suitability for the Disabled: WCs. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Assistance dogs only.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • Virtual tour of upper floor. Touch tour available upon request.