Groups can enjoy a full day out at Burghley, England’s Greatest Elizabethan House
Burghley continues to offer groups the opportunity to experience the Cecil family home in the heart of this working Lincolnshire Estate.
The House is open Saturday 15th March to Sunday 2nd November 2014 daily (except Fridays) from 11am to 5.00pm.
Guided tours can be arranged on request at 10.30am or 3.00pm Monday to Thursday, subject to availability. Conservation and out of hours (including evening and Friday for specialist groups only) tours can be booked, please call Susanna Plummer on 01780 752451 extension 171 and a tour will be tailored to suit your requirements.
Specialist tours for 2013!
The Great Collectors – £13 per person (£14.50 incl Gift Aid)
This tour focuses on the 5th and 9th Earl’s of Exeter and their extravagant purchases on their Grand Tours. Our Guides will introduce your guests to their purchases in each room including beautiful tapestries, marquetry furniture and stunning Italian paintings.
Compliment your day with themed menus starting from £9 per head.
Remarkable Craftsman at Burghley – £13 per person (£14.50 incl Gift Aid)
This amazing House had remarkable craftsman who contributed to making it the Treasure House it is today. This tour appreciates that remarkable skill by viewing Verrio’s ceilings, Grinling Gibbons wood carving and Edward Martens wonderful plaster work ceilings to name but a few.
Compliment your day with themed menus starting from £10 per head.
Introduction to Burghley for Freeflow Groups – £18 per person (including House and Gardens ticket)
Guides will give an informal introduction to the House over tea and coffee in the Loggia after which your guests can enjoy a freeflow visit to the State rooms. Available prior to 11.30am, it enables guests to have an insight and greater understanding of the Cecil family before entering the House and viewing the rooms at their own pace.
The Changing Landscape at Burghley – £30 per person including lunch
An exciting day with our Head Gardener and Head Forester, they will give an insight into how the Park and Gardens have been influenced by London and Wise, ‘Capability’ Brown’ and others through to the modern day management of the vast parkland. The morning will start with a presentation from John Burrows, Head Gardener, and a tour of the Garden of Surprises, Sculpture Garden and private South Gardens followed by lunch and a hearty walk in the Park with Peter Glassey, Head Forester. An active day for those who love history and the outdoors.
The Gardens at Burghley – £15 per person including tea & coffee
Burghley’s Head Gardener, John Burrows, offers guests the chance to explore the Garden of Surprises, the Sculpture Gardens and the private South Gardens. The morning will start with a presentation over tea and coffee followed by a personal guided tour of the gardens.
Beastly Boring Burghley – (aimed at 7-12 Yrs or the young at heart!)
A wonderful new family tour at Burghley. A great way to introduce young families or the young at heart to our ‘Horrible History’ in a beastly boring way! Our own Burghley ‘Butler and Maid’ will lead you on an exciting journey through this remarkable House. Guests must find turtle skulls in the Kitchen, secret animal code names in the Billiard Room and English villains in the Pagoda Room with the help of our complimentary family Guide Book.
Booking is essential for all groups. Please download and print off the Group Booking Form and send it to Susanna Plummer, Group Bookings Co-ordinator, Burghley House, Stamford, PE9 3JY. Alternatively please call 01780 752451 extension 171 and all arrangements can be made over the phone, or email email@example.com.You will then receive a confirmation letter with all the details of your visit.
The group admission price for 2013 is £11.50 per person including admission to the state rooms, treasury exhibition, parkland and gardens. Guided tours are priced at an extra £1.50 per person and conservation tours are £22 per person.
Your coach driver is welcome to free admission and complimentary catering
Photography is now permitted within the house and gardens, for personal use only. In the house the use of tripods is not permitted and we politely request that you are mindful of other visitors by using your camera without the flash.
The Orangery is available for hot and cold lunches, snacks, afternoon teas and cakes. Burghley House Group Catering Pack 2014.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your booking details or call 01780 752451 ext 171
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