It is 1643 and Sir Gilbert Hoghton’s Companie of Foot are returning south to join the King’s forces as he continues his fight against the Parliamentarians. The Companie choses Middleton Hall to rest at on their long march south from Lancashire to Oxfordshire. Whilst here the Companie will put its men through their paces with Company drill, Pay parade, Company training at sword, pike and musket, skirmish.
Immerse yourself in on of the most turbulent periods of our history and learn about what it was like to be a soldier and a camp follower with the help of the dedicated group of volunteers who form Sir Gilbert Hoghton’s Companie in The Sealed Knot Society.
Entrance fee: £5.50 per adult with under 18s and season pass holders free.
Entrance includes access to: Main Hall and Grounds, Walled Gardens and Old Buildings housing museum displays.
Opening times: 11am – 4pm, both days.
image courtesy of Kylie-Ann Martin Photography