Friday, 25 May 2012

Trent Park Open House

Foundations & Development

"Unearth the foundations of the first house built for Sir Richard Jebb and the architectural development by the Bevan family during the Victorian era. See the iconic Mansion House by taking a free guided walking tour of the grounds and explore the Grade II listed statuary and buildings. View a collection of items from the past in our Museum featuring pictures of the development of the estate over the past 300 years.

"The doors of Trent Park are open, so come and learn more about: 
  • Victorian life at Trent Park 
  • landscaping of the medieval Enfield Chase by Humphry Repton 
  • the house designed by royal architect Sir William Chambers 
  • well-preserved embellishments of the house by Sir Richard Jebb, John Cumming, the Bevan family and Sir Philip Sassoon.

"Tours of the estate run for approximately 1 hour, starting at: 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm (last admission at 3.30pm)

"Tours start at the Mansion main entrance. The Mansion, Grounds and Museum are all open until 5pm. Please wear appropriate footwear as the tours involve walking outdoors. Parking is available from the Snakes Lane entrance of Trent Park."
Trent Park is accessible via the Piccadilly Line from Cockfosters and Oakwood station. Nearby busses are the 121 and 307 which stop near the Snakes Lane entrance. You can catch the free Middlesex University shuttle bus near Oakwood station which will take you into Trent Park.

The campus is surrounded by a landscape of lakes, woods and country walks.

Parking is available for visitors. Please enter the site from the Snakes Lane entrance near Oakwood station. You will be directed to Farm Yard car park which is a short walk from the Mansion.

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