The name given to the tight trousers worn by some Regency gentlemen, such as the notorious Beau Brummell and his ‘dandy’ followers, as they showed off their leg muscles.
At last, an historic house where you don’t have to worry about bringing your inquisitive little ones! We welcome families and our ‘hands-on’ policy means that your children can feel for themselves what life was like in a Victorian house.
As well as being able to touch, they also have:
- Activity boxes for the young (and young at heart) to explore, with dressing up clothes, toys and activities. The masks are a particular favourite, especially, we find with ‘grown-ups’!
- Their own guidebook, Interesting Stuff, Gross Facts and a Bit About the Building, to help them investigate the rooms.
- The audiotour, which features ‘Victorian’ characters from the building’s past talking about their lives – our machines are very robust, easy to use and we are happy for everyone, however small, to use them.
- There are regular craft activites and trails throughout the year and in all school holidays during our season. Just check out our events list, look on our Facebook page or give us a ring on 01544 260650 for more info.
If you want to know what we can offer school groups, have a look at our learning information or get in touch.