Overview

Late medieval/early Tudor timber-framed farmhouse with original inglenook fireplace, signed late 16th century glass window and original beams throughout.

Unique collection of authentic late medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan and Stuart furniture throughout the house.

Extensive gardens comprising vegetable garden, orchard, re-created medieval pleasure and herb gardens, a Tudor knot garden, Oriental-style “banqueting house"" and several other themed feature gardens.

Lunch tours include talks and displays on life in the 16th and 17th centuries including food, dining and spices, 16th and 17th century furniture, the history of bows and arrows and guns, the medieval garden and herbs with tour, cooking and preserving food. The Tudor Christmas Event includes a Tudor feast with music and dance as well as a Tudor wreath making activity.

This property is viewable only through Invitation to View

Tour features

Guided tour through the grade-II listed farmhouse (extensive medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan and Stuart furniture collection), the cottage and the themed gardens by your hosts dressed in Tudor costume.

Lunch tours include talks and displays on life in the 16th and 17th centuries including food, dining and spices, the history of bows & arrows and guns, the medieval garden and herbs with tour, cooking and preserving food. 
The Tudor Christmas Event includes a Tudor feast with music and dance as well as a Tudor wreath making activity. Limited spaces available (10).

Directions

Turn off the A120 between Little Hadham and Puckeridge (A10) signposted “ Albury School / Church “.Take the route through Albury End towards the church. At the T- junction turn left into Parsonage Lane. Parsonage Farm is the last house. Ring doorbell at the electric gates.

Refreshments

Afternoon tours: homemade Tudor biscuits, tea & coffee with C17 hot chocolate in spring/Tudor spiced apple drink in autumn; lunch tours include 3-course homemade lunch; Easter tour includes Tudor Easter cake; Christmas tour includes Tudor feast tasters, homemade mince pies, mulled apple drinks.

Access notes

Restricted access: only one part of the main house suitable (downstairs & the medieval garden). Not all parts of the garden can be accessed with a wheelchair but we can offer a tour round the garden on a Kubota.

Restrictions

No dogs (guide dogs only). No smoking.

 

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Opening
Opening

2019 tour dates

  • 10 March
  • 14 April
  • 22 May
  • 6 July
  • 7 August
  • 14 September
  • 30 October
  • 23 November

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Admission
Admission

2019 tour prices vary per date, with a discount for Historic Houses members.

£18.00 - Standard tour (7 Aug, 14 Sept & 30 Oct)

£20.00 - Tudor Easter special with tea, coffee and cake (14 Apr)

£30.00 - Tudor lunch (10 Mar & 22 May)

£75.00 - Tudor Christmas feast and entertainment (23 Dec)


Upcoming events

30 Oct 2019

Parsonage Farm, Herts

Tour with tea/coffee, Tudor cakes and biscuits.

Late medieval/early Tudor timber-framed farmhouse with original inglenook fireplace, signed late 16th century glass window and original beams throughout. Unique collection of authentic late medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan and Stuart furniture throughout the house.

Extensive gardens comprising vegetable garden, orchard, re-created medieval pleasure and herb gardens, a Tudor knot garden, Oriental-style “banqueting house" and several other themed feature gardens.

Lunch tours include talks and displays on life in the 16th and 17th centuries including food, dining and spices, 16th and 17th century furniture, the history of bows and arrows and guns, the medieval garden and herbs with tour, cooking and preserving food. The Tudor Christmas Event includes a Tudor feast with music and dance as well as a Tudor wreath making activity.