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The Grand Tour – tractor trailer tour

The Grand Tour – tractor trailer tour

Let us welcome you aboard our tractor-trailer for a family-friendly, whistle-stop tour of the park.

Unlike the eighteenth-century Grand Tours of Europe undertaken by young aristocracy, our grand tour will travel to important historical and architectural buildings and structures that have shaped Holkham’s history. We’ll pass the Great Barn, home of the famous sheep shearings and the Obelisk sitting in perfect symmetry to The Monument. Imagine you are looking out over the Tuscan hills as we travel past fields of gold in Holkham park. We’ll tell you all about the crops we grow, the livestock we keep and the conservation work we undertake to preserve this unique landscape. There is so much to see and learn on a Grand Tour of Holkham.

Event details

Various weekends and school holidays between March and September. Click below to view calendar.

£5.50 per adult and child (under 2s free)

11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm (and 3.30pm during peak season). Duration 45 minutes

Meet at the tractor trailer near Visitor Reception.

£6 per day – redeemable against purchases of £35 or more in the gift shop

Are dogs allowed? On/off leads? Small dogs on leads are welcome.

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Attic Tours of Holkham Hall

Most Wednesdays

Accompanied by an expert guide, our behind-the-scenes tours exploring the hidden passages and the servants’ stairs of Holkham Hall take you right up to the highest tower rooms and attics.

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Holkham Village by the sea walking tour

Thursdays 6th and 20th June, 4th and 18th July, 19th September

It is all too easy to just pass through Holkham Village on the way to the beach or Holkham Park, but this traditional estate village is absolutely full of fascinating history, interesting buildings and wonderful stories of the people who’ve lived here over the centuries.

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Parkrun

Every Saturday

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!

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Deer and Wildlife Safari

May half term, weekends in June and October, October half term

Hop aboard our tractor-trailer for a whistle-stop journey around Holkham deer park. Sit tight while our knowledgeable guides tell you all about the resident herd of Fallow Deer that call Holkham home.

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Painting the Walled Garden Oil Painting Workshop

18th and 19th May or 22nd and 23rd June

Join artist Bryony Knight for an oil painting workshop based in Holkham’s beautiful Walled Garden.

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