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Hollytrees Museum

Hollytrees Museum

Look out for the dolls' house, it's a model of Hollytrees House. Discover what family life was like for the rich and the poor people. Hear the stories of those who lived and worked in Hollytrees, a beautiful Georgian town house built in 1718.

Meet Isaac Calthrop, a sedan chair carrier, who will fill you in on all the local goings-on.
Listen to Charles Gray Round and his family. Imagine what life was like for Mary Last, their servant.

The museum is free, so make sure you don't miss any of our changing displays.

There is a lift giving level access to all display rooms and visitor toilets - check our access page for further details. The shop is stocked with unique gifts for all tastes and ages.

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Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle