Group Visit: Half Day

Info

Day & time
by arrangement
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and some Fridays
Running time
3 hours
Cost
£360 including a talk, tour of the house and refreshments
Refresh­ments
tea or coffee and cake included
Booking
for private groups of 7–12 people

Description

Your group (of 7-12 people) will divide into two and take part in two activities, lasting ninety minutes each Half of your group will take the House Tour as the other half enjoys one of the activities listed below, then you swap places so that everyone has the full experience. The whole group will enjoy either a Tour and a Talk or a Tour and a Walk.

If you have specific requirements, we can discuss them. However, we have crafted a choice of activities which we hope you’ll really enjoy. Talks take place in the relaxed environment of the Visitor Centre next door to the David Parr House at 184 Gwydir Street.

An Introduction to F R Leach  for whom David Parr worked and who also worked with George Bodley, William Morris and other masters on Arts & Crafts and neo-Gothic decorative work around Cambridge and across the country.

Walking in the Footsteps of David Parr a guided walk around the local area discovering the Mill Road of the 1880s to the 1920s.

The Conservation of the David Parr House a talk about the various conservation skills involved in saving the house and opening it up to visitors.

Looking to book a House Tour for six or fewer people? See our House Tour.

Booking Info

Please note before booking: we welcome children aged 12 and over (due to the delicate nature of the artwork the house is unsuitable for younger children).

Special requirements? Access information is available here.

Booking

Please email info@davidparrhouse.org to discuss your booking.

Booking

We are sorry but this tour is now fully booked for 2019.

If you would like to register your interest in tours for 2020 please send an email to info@davidparrhouse.org and we will notify you when booking opens.

Alternatively you can book a Bespoke Tour or Group Tour.

More info

Find out about getting to the David Parr House.

Want to plan your day? Find out about the local area and self-led tours.

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We look forward to welcoming you.