Kiplin Hall

Kiplin Hall Scorton, Richmond

*** Fully booked *** Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 1 15 we will travel by coach to Kiplin Hall near Richmond. Kiplin was originally built as a hunting lodge for George Calvert, Secretary of State to James I, who became the founder of the state of Maryland, USA. Since that time, through the ownership of […]


Everingham Hall & Chapel

*** Fully booked *** Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 1 pm, we will travel by coach to Everingham. The Hall was built 1757-64 by John Carr & was restored by Francis Johnson in 1962, who removed the large Victorian additions. The house, which has some fine mid-18th century woodwork & fireplaces, is an interesting example […]


Behind the Scenes at Fairfax House

Fairfax House 27 Castlegate, York

*** Fully booked *** A bespoke tour of Fairfax House with Dr Sarah Burnage. With reference to the current concern about what and what not to display in galleries, discussion will focus on items, particularly pictures, which are on display and some which are not. There will also be a chance to hear about the […]


Auckland Castle and the Mining Art Museum

Bishop Auckland Castle Market Place, Bishop Auckland

*** Fully booked *** A coach trip from York to Bishop Auckland for a visit to the Auckland Project starting with a tour of Auckland Castle, formerly the residence of the Bishops of Durham. It has been described as Britain’s finest bishop’s palace. The castle’s many treasures include the celebrated series of the 13 life-sized […]