History & Heritage

The Hedingham Half Day Experience

History & Heritage

Outside London

FROM £169

Experience Overview

An exciting and varied half day experience centred around and inside the magnificent Hedingham Castle and its stunning medieval grounds.

Duration 4 hours
Party size Up to 10 people

You'll love this because

Soak in the heritage and history of the 900-year-old Castle and grounds

Learn the ancient sport of archery

Enjoy seeing magnificent birds of prey up close and handle them on the glove

Fitness level

Very mild - most of the experience will be spent standing

What you will do

Begin your experience with an Archery Masterclass - learn to shoot a traditional English longbow by challenging yourselves against a series of targets with the help of a dedicated instructor. Shooting with handcrafted longbows and arrows against Medieval-themed targets, you’ll feel right in the heart of battles some 600 years ago! This experience connects you to historic British heritage in a truly unique way, against the impressive backdrop of the 900-year-old Keep. After a short tea break, your experience continues with Falconry - explore the sport of falconry by flying a variety of beautiful birds of prey including falcons and owls to the gloved hand. Guests will also see our experts flying one of the falcons to the lure and you will have the opportunity to handle the falcons on your glove. Finish with a delicious locally sourced buffet lunch in the Castle. Children must be 10+ years

What's included

All archery equipment All falconry equipment Tea and coffee Buffet lunch Access to the Hedingham grounds

What I might need

Warm clothing - the experience is mostly outdoors Comfy shoes - most of the experience will be standing A belt - to attach some archery equipment to Minimum age 10 years.

Cancellation policy

For a full refund cancel within 24 hours of booking, or at least 14 days before the Experience is scheduled. If you cancel 13 - 7 days before you'll receive a 50% refund. Read full Terms & Conditions here.

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Spaces available Limited spaces Fully booked

WHERE TO MEET

Within 0 miles of Hedingham Castle, CO93DJ


WHAT MAKES THIS UNMISSABLE

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