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The 1620s House & Garden is open Thursday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Admission tickets give free unlimited re-admission to the site on non-Special Event Days during normal open hours for 12 months from day of purchase.

NEXT EVENT: Friends Jacobean Craft Day - 2nd September

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Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Click below to view our 12 month admission ticket prices


Opening Times

Opening Times

Opening Times

The 1620s House & Garden is now open Thursday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm (recommended last admission to the site is 3.30 pm)

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Our Location

Our Location

We’re situated south of Coalville, between the villages of Donington le Heath and Hugglescote, in north west Leicestershire

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    • Paranormal
    Paranormal Investigation Paranormal Investigation

    Saturday 26th August - Sunday 27th August, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am.

    The house, barn and gardens offer a range of exciting and different paranormal experiences. Group members will have the opportunity to use a comprehensive range of paranormal investigative equipment such as dousing rods, EMF meters, ‘Ghost Boxes’ (record voice phenomena) as well as participate in séances, glass divination and table tipping sessions. All of our paranormal events to date at Donington Le Heath have been hugely successful with activity getting stronger every time we visit!

    • Craft / Workshop
    Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group

    Saturday 2nd September, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm.

    Costumed members of the Friends’ Jacobean Craft Group will be in the house working on current projects.

    • Concerts
    The Fair Devil of Scotland The Fair Devil of Scotland

    Saturday 2nd September, 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm.

    The Leeds Waits tell the tragic story of Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband Lord Darnley, parents of the future King James I. Following Mary’s troubled life in the Courts of Scotland and France and subsequent exile in England they will perform the Scottish, French, Italian and English music she would have known, placing it in context with narration and incidental puppetry.

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