01 Oct Guided Tours – Sudeley Castle
Guided Tours – Sudeley Castle
An exclusive opportunity to explore Sudeley Castle Rooms on guided tours this October.
Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout October from 1 to 29, visitors can explore the Castle Rooms, currently closed to the public, with an expert guide.
Visitors are invited to tour through the Castle’s private rooms to see wonderful antiques and art amongst family photos and trinkets within their genuine setting. Enter the library containing over 1,000 rare and first edition books, a portrait of Rubens by Anthony van Dyck, and a 16th century Sheldon tapestry, then on to the Morning Room featuring ‘A View of Stourhead’ by Turner.
This is a glimpse into the private home of the Dent-Brocklehurst family who have dedicated 200 years to the restoration and conservation of Sudeley. The tour takes visitors through The Chandos Bedroom displaying a bed rumoured to have been slept in by Charles I and will draw attention to the highly important 16th century painting, “An Allegory of the Tudor Succession” by Lucas de Heere, commissioned by Elizabeth I.
With just four visitors per tour, this is a unique and personal opportunity to delve into Sudeley’s history with an expert guide, exploring rooms currently closed to the public.
Tours are available at the following times: 11:15, 12:15, 14:00 and 15:00
Tours will be 45 minutes in length. Visitors should arrive at the designated meeting point promptly for the tour start time. Full details here.
Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, Sudeley Castle & Gardens is a much-loved family home and popular visitor attraction with award-winning gardens.
A must-see on any visit to the area, the castle has played an important role in England’s history, boasting royal connections that stretch back over 1,000 years.