Group Visit: Half Day


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


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 and babies).

Refunds Please Note We are unable to offer refunds on tickets purchased.

If you unable to come on your booked tour we suggest that you gift your tickets to friends or family and ask that you e-mail their names to us at .  Thank you

Special requirements? Access information is available here.


Please email to discuss your booking.


More info

Find out about getting to the David Parr House.

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We look forward to welcoming you.