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  • National Trust

Guided Tour, from 22 Jan 2019

NATIONAL TRUST

National Trust Nostell

National Trust Nostell

Details

Ever wondered what happens when the house doors close for winter? See what the conservation team get up to, to look after this special place and have a go at some conservation techniques yourself. Have a behind-the-scenes look into our collection stores and get a glimpse of some of the objects not currently on display.
During the winter, the conservation team are even busier than when the house is open to visitors! The brass needs polishing, scaffolding needs building to clean the top of each gilt picture frame, not to mention brush vacuuming of all the Chippendale furniture. Take a sneak peek at the essential tasks the team do each year to protect and preserve the collection for future generations. After the special tour of the house, try your hand at some techniques yourself and enjoy a warming drink and slice of homemade cake.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Tue 22 Jan 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Wed 30 Jan 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Wed 13 Feb 2019 10:00 to 12:00

Prices

£15 Per person

Contact

Event booking team

Address

Doncaster Road,
Nostell,
Wakefield,
WF4 1QE

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 407171  Lat: 53.64883 Long: -1.38574

By Road:
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA

Parking charges:
£4.00 for all day parking

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups