October days out and tasty treats

Posted on: 06 October 2011 by Gareth Hargreaves

Throughout October and November the National Trust is hosting some fantastic food events, celebrating local produce, delicious sweet and savoury dining, and the annual Apple Day festivities.

PetworthThroughout October and November the National Trust is hosting some fantastic food events, celebrating local produce, delicious sweet and savoury dining, and the annual Apple Day festivities.

And don’t forget our fantastic pudding offer throughout October at National Trust places; buy a lunchtime main meal over £5.75 and we’ll treat you to a delicious pudding, absolutely free!

Here’s a selection of tasty morsels on offer:

 

Ightham moteIghtham Mote, Kent

All You Can Eat Pudding Evenings, 6 October and 3 November, 7pm-9.30pm
Enjoy a mid-week 2-course supper and all you can eat of the traditional home-made puddings and desserts in the Mote Restaurant.
All tickets £19.75 per person.
Booking is essential for this event.
For more information, please call 01732 811314.
 

 

Houghton MillHoughton Mill, Cambridgeshire

Scone Baking Day, 8 October 11am-4pm
Find out how we make our delicious scones and have a go at making one yourself using Houghton Mill flour.
Normal admission charges apply, no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01480 301494.

 

 

Mount Stewart House, Garden and Temple of the Winds, Co. Down

Food Glorious Food, 8-9 October 10am-5pm
Taste, talk and buy a range of food and drink direct from the producer. Join us for live music, children’s craft sessions, a cup cake challenge, celebrity cookery demonstrations, allotment advice and much more…
Normal admission charges apply.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 028 4278 8387.    

Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Delicious Desserts, 8 and 22 October, 12 November 12.30pm-3pm
Come along to Blickling for some hearty home-made soup, followed by a selection of 4 mouth-watering desserts and a cheese course – a great way to warm up this autumn!
All tickets £20.50 per person (car parking £2.50 in National Trust car park).
Booking is essential for this event.
For more information, please call 08448 004308.
 

BeningboroughBeningbrough Hall and Gardens, North Yorkshire

Apple Celebrations, Daily from 11am–5.30pm, 15-26 October
Apple displays, apple pressings, apple lunches and apple art (art on selected days).
Normal admission charges apply; no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01904 472027.
 


 

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Apple Festival, 15-16 October, 12pm-4pm
With apple tasting, apples for sale, apple pressing and juicing, apple themed children’s games and apple produce to sample, join us for our celebration of all things apple.
General admission charges apply, no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01909 544917.
 

Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill, Cumbria

Apple Day, 16 October 11am-4pm
Enjoy an Autumn Sunday celebrating the mighty apple. Learn more with advice surgeries, pruning and identification demonstrations and apple tasting, or enjoy entertainment for all the family with games, craft workshops, market stalls and demonstrations of crafts and cookery.
Tickets for this event cost £6 per adult and £3 per child or £15 per family.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01768 361893.     

Petworth House and Park, West Sussex

Are you game? 22 October 11.30am-3pm
Perplexed by partridges or frightened by fowl? Join us in the Historic Kitchens to discover all things game, and in no time at all you will have that brace of pheasant oven ready and primed for the table.
Normal admission charges apply, no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01798 342207.


Calke Abbey HouseCalke Abbey, Derbyshire

Autumn Fine Food Fair, 23 October 11am-4pm
Come and celebrate local food and produce grown, raised, baked or caught within a 30 mile radius as our very own Calke chefs will demonstrate some culinary delights using the fresh local produce.
Normal admission charges apply, no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01332 863822.


Tyntesfield, Somerset

Pumpkin Weekend, 22-23 October 11am-5pm
Come and see the annual display of pumpkins and squashes and check out what's cooking in the house kitchen. There'll be pumpkin orientated craft activities to join in with too, and round it off by enjoying something from our special pumpkin menu in the restaurant.
Normal admission charges apply, no additional event charges.
Booking is not needed for this event.
For more information, please call 01275 461900.


Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

Children’s Baking Day, 27 October 10.30am-1.30pm
Join our Catering team for a morning's baking. Make your own cakes and biscuits and whilst they are baking enjoy a short quiz and a drink. Take home with you what you have made.
£8.50 per child (all children must be accompanied by an adult - one accompanying adult is free of charge).
Booking is essential for this event.
For more information, please call 01263 838237.

 

National Trust is pushing the boat out to promote local, healthy eating; check out Food Glorious Food (http://www.foodgloriousfood.org.uk/) website for further details and find out what’s on near you.

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