Join us for our special Lord Burghley Education Programme, with workshops, drama, crafts and more. As part of our celebrations of the birth of Lord Burghley 500 years ago we will be running an education programme that builds on our popular Tudor tours, with costumed guides, workshop, lectures, drama and crafts.


  • All entries will receive a certificate celebrating their involvement.
  • The top ten entries from each age category will win a free family day ticket to the House and Gardens.
  • The final two in each age category, will win a special guided tour of the House for a family.
  • The winner of each age category will win a Burghley Children’s Gift Hamper with Burghley branded gifts, a Friends of Burghley Family ticket, a special family Guided Tour, Afternoon Tea for the whole family in the Orangery and a free Family ticket to the Rubbish Shakespeare Company performance on the 10th June, your winning story will be read out during the interval and your prizes will be handed to you!

To be in with a chance of winning these fantastic prizes, make sure your submission has been entered by the 8th May. Each entry will be judged by our dedicated education team. Please remember to note down your age with your full name. You can either send your short stories to or to postal address: Education Office, Burghley, Stamford, PE9 3JY

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