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Knowsley Hall Guided Tours (7th-10th October)

October 7 @ 10:30 am - October 10 @ 4:30 pm

£24

The Earl and Countess of Derby extend a warm welcome to all visitors for the annual public open week at Knowsley Hall in October 2024. This exclusive event provides a unique opportunity for guests to enjoy a guided tour of one of Merseyside’s best-kept treasures.

DATES & TIMES

There will be two daily tours at 10:30am and 14:30pm on the following dates:

  • Monday 7th October
  • Tuesday 8th October
  • Wednesday 9th October
  • Thursday 10th October

Each tour, lasting approximately 1 ½ hours and will finish with refreshments to include tea, coffee and biscuits.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions and purchase memorabilia.

SPECIAL EXHIBITION

This year’s special exhibition will feature paintings of the Derby Women through the centuries.  Explore the captivating stories behind the family’s iconic women, such as Lady Margaret Beaufort, who married the 1st Earl.  She had been married previously to the Earl of Richmond and had a son, Henry Tudor, who later became Henry VII. Discover the legacy of Charlotte de La Trémoille, the renowned wife of the 7th Earl, and relive her courageous defense of Lathom House during a parliamentary siege in 1644.  Learn about Eliza Farren, the second wife of the 12th Earl, who achieved fame as a celebrated comic actress, earning her own position and status.

PURCHASE TICKETS

This is a rare opportunity for interested visitors and art enthusiasts, both local and from afar, to experience the rich history of one of Merseyside’s most iconic country houses. Join us this autumn for a memorable tour.

Tickets, priced at £24.00 per person, include the guided tour and tea, coffee, and biscuits. Due to limited availability, advance online booking is essential. We look forward to welcoming you to Knowsley Hall.

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Details

Start:
October 7 @ 10:30 am
End:
October 10 @ 4:30 pm
Series:
Cost:
£24

Venue

Knowsley Hall
Knowsley Hall
Prescot, Merseyside L34 4AJ United Kingdom
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Phone
0151 489 4827

Organiser

Knowsley Hall
Phone
0151 489 4827
Email
events@knowsley.com
knowsleyhallvenue.co.uk