Secret Tour


second Friday of the month
Running time
2 hours 30 mins
£40 (£44 with donation) per person
tea or coffee and cake included
from 1 to 6 people per tour


Perfect for those who have visited before and want to come back a second time or for those who want to come as a group of 6 and linger for that much longer.

The David Parr House has more than 70 cupboards and drawers. This tour is for those people who would love to know what’s inside some of them! Led by our expert House Guides, this Special Tour (2.5hrs including refreshments) gives visitors a closer look at some of the objects, documents and textiles in the house, sharing more about the lives lived in 186 Gwydir Street over the past 130 years.

Booking Info

As we move into the next phase of living with COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all our visitors, staff and volunteers remains of upmost importance. Face masks are now optional and the house is well ventilated. Please do not attend the tour if you, or those you live with, test positive for or are displaying symptoms of COVID, instead please contact us. To read our risk assessment please click here.

In the winter months the house can be quite cold – please dress warmly as bulky coats are not allowed in the house!

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.



Help Support the David Parr House through Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer you can support the David Parr House by opting to Gift Aid your ticket.  By choosing to give a 10% donation, the Government will give us an extra 25% on top of your whole entrance fee. It makes a massive difference to charities like us, and makes a significant contribution to the maintenance of the House.

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