Tudor Countryside Life

With two spectacular Tudor period buildings on site and a reconstructed farmer’s cottage, our Tudor Countryside Life activity day is a unique opportunity to truly compare the rich and poor of feudal England.

Choose three Museum-led activities to form an engaging trip into the past.

Cruck Frame – Key Stage 2 only

Beneath the impressive rafters of our Tudor Manor house discover the technological and engineering feat of a cruck-frame building, as your group build their own.

A Crofter’s Cottage

Open the door of this Tudor farmer’s house and discover how and where he slept and ate, create a reed candle and transform corn into flour.

Tudor Medicine

Investigate the medical practices of Tudor England and examine the clothing of the Plague Doctor as you create an alleged ‘cure’ for the most feared disease of the times.

The Art of Tudor Calligraphy

Discover the importance of the written word in feudal England as you use quill and ink to scribe and illuminate your own text.

£8.00 per child (exc VAT)

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