image for Craft Demonstration item typeScything Day at Oxburgh Hall

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Craft Demonstration, Sat 22 Jul 2017

NATIONAL TRUST

Scything Day

Scything Day

Contact

The Outdoors Manager

Address

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

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 Jul Scything Day
Tue 1 Aug Tudor Tuesdays
Wed 2 Aug Wild in the Woods
Wed 2 - Wed 30 Aug Wild in Woods Wednesdays
Sat 5 - Sun 6 Aug Medieval - War of the Roses Re-enactment
Tue 8 Aug Tudor Tuesdays

Details

Have a go at scything, the traditional way to cut grass rather than using mowers and strimmers. Not only that, it’s a great way to keep fit! Our expert scythers will be cutting the meadow in our orchard. Richard from Emorsgate Seeds will be on hand to explain why this ancient art is important and how you can create a wildflower meadow from scratch.

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 welcome

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 22 Jul 2017 10:30 to 16:00

Prices

Admission to grounds 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

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.