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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Historic Houses Association Member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, from 8 Dec 2019, £8.20-£39.50

Dickensian Christas at Kentwell Hall

Dickensian Christas at Kentwell Hall

Details

Kentwell Hall for a truly festive family day out.

* Victorian Household - it is 1869 at Kentwell Hall - meet the Victorian Family and their staff preparing for the big day
* Visit Father Christmas or St Nicholas
* Mr Dickens reads 'A Christmas Carol' complete with Victorian special effects
* Enter the magical World Beyond the Wardrobe, where a popular story is brought to life.
* Train to be an Elf at the Elf and Safety Training School, plus assault course
* Enjoy our Music Hall & Magic Show
* Visit the Victorian Tavern and play traditional table games while you refresh your thirst!
* See the Victorian Villagers - in sharp contrast, find out how the 'other half' lived!
* Make traditional Christmas Decorations
* Join in with the Carols by Lantern in the Christmas Courtyard at the end of the day

The tea rooms will be serving homemade light lunches and afternoon tea.
Free on-site car parking

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Open house & gardens. Re-creations (Tudor, Through the Ages, WWI), musical & family events held throughout the year. Tours & Groups welcome. A stunning venue for weddings, corporate hospitality and team building.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 15 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:30

Prices

Please visit www.kentwell.co.uk/events for full details of admission prices and timings.

Address

Long Melford,
Sudbury,
Suffolk,
CO10 9BA

Directions

See location of Kentwell Hall and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 863479  Lat: 52.09844 Long: 0.71892

Kentwell Hall is situated just outside the village of Long Melford on the A134.

Kentwell Hall is just under an hour from Cambridge (A14), one hour 45 minutes from London, 20 minutes from Bury St Edmunds (A134) and 7 minutes Sudbury.

London Stansted Airport is 45 minutes away and Harwich International Ferry Terminal is approx 1 hour's drive.

The nearest train station is Sudbury, Suffolk.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • 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
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Open house & gardens. Re-creations (Tudor, Through the Ages, WWI), musical & family events held throughout the year. Tours & Groups welcome. A stunning venue for weddings, corporate hospitality and team building.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit