Pin the pom pom on the bunny, race family and friends with your egg and spoon, decorate eggs, see the Easter bunting and spring flowers decorating the hall, and enjoy a thoroughly fun day out for all the family, at Haddon Hall this Easter.
Lord and Lady Edward Manners and their young twin boys welcome visitors of all ages to their home, Haddon Hall near Bakewell, which reopens for the 2015 season and the Easter holidays on Wednesday April 1st with a packed week of Easter activities and fun to enjoy.
On Easter Sunday itself, wear an Easter bonnet and if you’re under 16 years old, enjoy free entry to Haddon Hall.
Haddon’s glorious gardens will be open, full of early spring colour and offering superb views across the Peak District countryside and down to the River Wye below.
Delicious hot and cold meals, teas, coffees, cakes and snacks are served daily (during open days) from 11.00am – 5.30pm in Haddon’s refurbished restaurant, and the shop will be selling a range of lovely gifts, souvenirs and Easter surprises to take home.
Haddon Hall welcomes visitors this Easter from 1st – 7th April, 12pm until 5pm, with last entry at 4pm.
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Please refer to http://www.haddonhall.co.uk or call 01629 812855 for the 2015 season opening and admission information.
* from Simon Jenkins’ book: ‘England’s Thousand Best Houses’
- Haddon Hall is situated between Bakewell and Matlock in the Peak District National Park and is three miles from Chatsworth House.
- Lord Edward Manners inherited Haddon in 1999 on the death of his father the 10th Duke of Rutland. Manners is the family name of the Dukes of Rutland. Lord Edward is married to Gabrielle, Lady Edward Manners and they have twin boys Alfred and Vesey who were born in November 2013.
- Haddon was built as a Norman fort at the beginning of the 12th Century making it one the oldest houses in the country – and was added to and developed from then to the 17th century.