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Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park

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Wollaton Hall, Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, NG8 2AE
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Meet The Ghosts Of Wollaton Hall

Wollaton Hall is a beautiful Elizabethan House, built by Sir Francis Willoughby in collaboration with the architect Robert Smithson and completed in 1588.

The name of the family changed over the centuries, but the Hall remained in the ownership of the bloodline until 1924 when death duties forced its sale. Today it is owned By Nottingham City Council and houses the cities natural history collection.

It is noted as one of the most haunted buildings in Nottinghamshire.

In this behind the scenes tour, there will be no gimmicks or fancy dress. The tour is lead by Kath George, a full time front of house assistant responsible for the unlocking and locking of the building. She has met some of the former residents, as have her colleagues both still in the service and those long gone. This tour brings in the stories of real encounters with the unexplained happenings of Wollaton hall, and we will even give you a glass of wine to steady your nerves.

Please use the Main Entrance gate and park at the top in front of the hall Please Note that when the park is closed to the public, this gate will open for the event at 7.10pm and will remain open until 7.35pm if you are delayed please call 07773147271 and let us know

Sat 21 Sep


Tue 29 Oct


Fri 22 Nov


Thu 5 Dec


The Spirits Of Gin Lane

This is the show that has Gin in it. With the Skull ice buckets and glasses, spooky lighting and props, this night is one you will need a good stiff drink, we promise to use only the finest Gins including 2019 best Gin- Masons Yorkshire Gins , Top of the range mixers, and fresh garnishes, so that the drinks you will make will be Bursting with flavour..

Taken back to 1751 the guests will be guided through the gruesome underbelly of Gin Lane by costumed performer Mrs Ginny Stillage, a larger than life expert on all things Gin .

As the evening unfolds she she will tell dark tales inspired by the images in the famous Hogarth's Gin Lane etching Tales of vengeful Tom cats, body snatchers, demonic dogs, and much more.

You will be shown how to make amazing cocktails to impress your friends, and be taken into the world of the production for gin, from its roots in the Dutch Army, , to its renaissance as a drink for all tastes. A substantial ploughman's supper with a variety of fine cheeses and pickles, included .

Accommodation can be provided at a discounted price via Mansfield Manor Hotel

Fri 13 Sep


Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

Quantum Theatre adapt Mole, Ratty and Badger's madcap adventures for the open-air stage.

Fri 30 Aug

£16 (Children £11; Family £46; under 5s free)

The Wollaton Park Ghost Walk

There can be few finer ways to spend an evening, than strolling through the beautiful Deer Park of Wollaton Hall. But there are dark secrets hidden amongst the trees, sinister deeds to be revealed, tradgedy that led to a poor mother endlessly searching the lake, Your tour guide will take you to the places where secrets are hidden, on a roller coaster of emotion from the funny to the heartbreak. Wheel chair and buggy friendly paths throughout. A must for all the family. Water proof capes provided if raining and you have forgotten your brolly. Please park in top car park by the red telephone box Tour meets by the red telephone box

Mon 19 Aug

£6.60 some concessions

Thu 29 Aug

£6.60 some concessions

Fri 6 Sep

£6.60 some concessions

Thu 12 Sep

£6.60 some concessions

Thu 26 Sep

£6.60 some concessions

Thu 3 Oct

£6.60 some concessions

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