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Accessibility

Access to the house by wheelchair or for those who have trouble climbing stairs is made very easy by a purpose built lift installed during the restoration. The only area not accessible is the Library, however staff can provide a short video showing the appearance of the room. Fully accessible toilets are available, as well as a hearing loop in the shop.

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Gothic

Twilight Tour

23 April 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

24 April 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us to discuss Wilkie Collins The Woman in White.  Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled in the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco. The Woman in White combines Gothic horror with psychological realism.

Adult


Twilight Tour

14 May 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

28 May 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

11 June 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

25 June 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

9 July 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

17 July 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Gallery to read The Minotour Takes a Cigarette Break by Steven Sherrill. Five thousand years out of the Labyrinth, the Minotaur finds himself in the American South, living in a trailer park and working as a line cook at a steakhouse. No longer a devourer of human flesh, the Minotaur is a socially inept, lonely creature with very human needs.

Adult


Twilight Tour

23 July 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

13 August 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

27 August 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

10 September 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

25 September 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Gallery to discuss Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Adults


Twilight Tour

8 October 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

22 October 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

23 October 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Gallery to discuss Thomas de Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium Eater. De Quincey is an early 19th-century adventurer involved with helping runaway slave girls and victims of a tong war in San Francisco. Garbed in black from head to toe, de Quincey narrates his adventures.

Adults


Twilight Tour

12 November 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

26 November 2014, 8:00 pm

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration. There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

27 November 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Gallery to discuss Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame; the story of the Cathedral of Notre Dame and how the lives of strangers are connected in an intricate web of love, hate and despair.

Adults