New Year at Woodchester Mansion

Tuesday 1 January 2013

Woodchester Mansion will be open from 11.00am to 3.00pm for our traditional New Year open day. There will be guided tours of the Mansion, and the tea room will be open for hot drinks and seasonal nibbles. The minibus will run from the Mansion's car park, though you might enjoy a walk on the Bank Holiday.

Vaulting 1Vaulting floor levelThere will also be a second chance to see the top of the vaulting of the cellars. The floor in the Drawing Room is being replaced and at the moment the fan and barrel vaulting of two of the cellars has been exposed and cleared of all the debris that has covered it for many years.

The old floor was taken up during November and the vaulting was exposed on the Christmas open day. This will be your last chance to see the top of this vaulting as it will be covered up by a new floor before the start of the new season on Good Friday.

Normal admission prices will apply: Adult £6.50; Concessions £5.50; children under 14 free

                                                                     Vaulting overhead view