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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

Wednesday 24 February 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 9 March 2016 20:00  

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: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

Monday 14 March 2016 19:30  

The death and burial of Addie Bundren is told by members of her family, as they cart the coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, to bury her among her people. As the intense desires, fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacular of the Deep South, Faulkner presents a portrait of extraordinary power - as epic as the Old Testament, as American as Huckleberry Finn.

Adult


Twilight Tour

Wednesday 23 March 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 13 April 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 27 April 2016 20:00  

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+


Dale Townshend, Peter Lindfield: Introduction to ‘Writing Britain’s Ruins’ in the 18th century

Thursday 5 May 2016 19:30  

Introduction to the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Twilight Tour

Wednesday 11 May 2016 20:00  

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+


Christopher Woodward, ‘”Time’s Shipwreck”: Ruins and Rescue in the 18th-century Imagination'

Thursday 12 May 2016 19:30  

The second session of the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Gothic Bookclub: Zofloya by Charlotte Dacre

Monday 16 May 2016 19:30  

This is the final judgement of Satan on Victoria di Loredani, the heroine of Zofloya, or The Moor (1806), a tale of lust, betrayal, and multiple murder set in Venice in the last days of the fifteenth century. The novel follows Victoria's progress from spoilt daughter of indulgent aristocrats, through a period of abuse and captivity, to a career of deepening criminality conducted under Satan's watchful eye.

Adult


Dale Townshend, Jim Watt and Nicola Watson, ‘Poetic fragments: Writing the Abbeys.

Thursday 19 May 2016 19:30  

The third session of the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, Tintern, Melrose and Netley, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Marion Harney: 'Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill'

Thursday 26 May 2016 19:30  

The fourth session of the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Oliver Cox: 'Forgetting Horace Walpole'

Thursday 2 June 2016 19:30  

The fifth session of the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Twilight Tour

Wednesday 8 June 2016 20:00  

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+


John Goodall: 'The Time-Wracked Castle'

Thursday 9 June 2016 19:30  

The final session of the Public Lecture Series: Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700–1850, hosted by Strawberry Hill as a part of AHRC-Funded project at the Universtity of Stirling.

The lectures are delivered by a cast of internationally-renowned scholars of eighteenth-century British history, architecture, literature, and antiquarianism, this six-week series offers a lively and enjoyable point of entry to a number of historical issues.

Although the events are free, we would greatly appreciate a donation of £5.00 from all non-concessionary attendees. Funds raised will be put towards the further restoration of Horace Walpole's Gothic castle.


Twilight Tour

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 10 August 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 24 August 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 14 September 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 28 September 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 12 October 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 26 October 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 9 November 2016 20:00  

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

Wednesday 23 November 2016 20:00  

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+