Stokesay Court

Stokesay Court

Stokesay Court

 
Stokesay Court is a grade 2 listed Victorian mansion.

It opens to the public for guided tours which have to be booked in advance.

Did you see the film Atonement starring Keira Knightley?

Well this is where part of it was filmed.

Did you know Stokesay Court was a World War One Hospital?

Ten to thirty soldiers were looked after here at a time, often having a room to themselves.

Did you know in 1994 all the items that had been stored in the attic and cellars were sold in an auction to funds repairs and refurbishing Stokesay Court?

Find out more about the history, explore the gardens and enjoy a Cream Tea for £16.

These are the dates of the remaining Guided Tours for 2017:

  • 4th July
  • 9th July
  • 18th July
  • 1st August
  • 6th August
  • 15th August
  • 20th August
  • 27th August
  • 5th September
  • 12th September
  • 17th September
  • 26th September
  • 1st October
  • 15th October

You can learn more about Stokesay Court at their Web site or the Wikipedia article on Stokesay Court.

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Ludlow Dog Day

Ludlow Dog Day 2017

Ludlow Dog Day is on the 23rd of July at Stokesay Court, organised by Ludlow Rotary Club. Classes and competitions start at 11am.

There is something for all the family. There is an activity area for the children. There is also access to the Gardens for Stokesay Court and guided tours of the house for which a fee is payable.

There are several show rings with lots going on throughout the day including, displays, demonstrations and competitions, and stalls at which to buy your dogs that must have item.

I am sure Dillie would do well in scruffiest Mutt and Hettie in Most Endearing Eyes.

Hettie and Dillie

Hettie and Dillie

Ludlow Green Festival

Ludlow Green Festival

 
Ludlow Green Festival is on July 9th from 10am until 4pm in the Castle Square Ludlow.

There will be live music throughout the day by local bands starting at 10am with Jess Prentice. At noon there will be a Morris Dancing display by Crooked Steeple Morris Dancing Team.

There are inspiring projects and activities to get involved in. There are electric bikes to have ago on, kids cookery workshops and face painting.

Find out about the Climate Friendly Diet and the Ludlow Swift Group. The Green Market will also provide lots of inspiring ideas.

You can find more information at http://www.greenfestival.co.uk/