Burghley House

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    Landmarks, Historical Sites and Properties

Contact Details:
Education Officer – Rachel Starmer Rachel.starmer@Burghley.co.uk 01780 761996
Contact Email:
Rachel.starmer@Burghley.co.uk
Website:
www.burghley.co.uk/
Address:
Burghley House, Burghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors. There are ...

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‘Beastly Boring Burghley’ - a children’s guide to Burghley House
Through the booklet children engage with the history and artistic contents of the house. It is hoped that it will encourage children to be interested in this and similar houses. The booklet requires the children to observe aspects of the house and its contents and also gives some of the relating history. The children will use Reading, Comprehension and Observation skills to complete tasks. It will also encourage the children to discuss things with their accompanying adults. It is fun and exciting - set out like a Horrible Histories Comic, complete the booklet to earn your stamps from the front desk.
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Age Range: 5 - 14
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Halloween Craft Workshops 22nd - 26th October 2018
Drop in workshops to make and decorate Halloween bats in the Sculpture Garden Classroom. 120m - 4pm Free with a House and Gardens or Gardens Only ticket.
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Age Range: 4 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
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