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We're now OPEN Thursday to Sunday & Bank Holidays from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.

The next event is The Friends Jacobean Craft Group on Saturday 11th May

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Opening Times

Opening Times

Opening Times

The 1620s House & Garden is OPEN Thursday to Sunday plus Bank Holidays from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

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Our Location

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

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What's on

    • Concerts
    • Tea Room
    • Concerts
    • Tea Room
    Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Queen Elizabeth I Lachrimae Consort: Celebrating Queen Elizabeth I

    Friday 28th June, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm.


    Join the six musicians of Lachrimae Consort alongside Richard Ollier and John Seeley as they recreate the sound of Elizabethan theatre music, performing music and readings from the works of Shakespeare.

    • Talks
    How to Build a Castle Talk by Peter Liddle How to Build a Castle Talk by Peter Liddle

    Sunday 7th July, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm.


    Join Peter Liddle for an early evening talk on “How to Build a Castle” in The Old Barn at The 1620s House & Garden.

    • Children and Families
    Disgusterous Diseases Hunt Disgusterous Diseases Hunt

    Saturday 13th July - Sunday 14th July, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.


    17th Century diseases have plagued our site, help us find them all to discover the secret cure that can save us all.  Those who can find the cure, will be rewarded.


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  • LPL Awards Highly Commended 2017
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  • Autism East Midlands
  • Heritage Awards 2017