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Lyveden – Heritage Open Days

10 September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 17th September, 2022

Free

Intriguing Elizabethan lodge and moated garden. Set in the heart of rural Northamptonshire, Lyveden is a remarkable survivor of the Elizabethan age. Begun by Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise his Catholic faith, Lyveden remains incomplete.

There are tranquil moats, viewing terraces and an Elizabethan orchard to explore, as well as an enigmatic garden lodge covered in religious symbols. The full extent of Sir Thomas’s symbolic design remains unexplained to this day.

The audio guide describes Sir Thomas’s dream and how it all ended in a nightmare for the Tresham family with their involvement in the Gunpowder Plot.

Lyveden is also the perfect starting point to explore the Lyveden Way, a circular path through beautiful meadows, woodland and villages.

Venue

Lyveden
Near Oundle Northamptonshire PE8 5AT United Kingdom + Google Map
Phone:
01832205158
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01832205259