Knebworth extends its 2020 visiting season

  • 24 Sep 2020
  • Article

As a thank you to visitors and Season Ticket Holders for their continued support this year Knebworth House have extended their 2020 open season for the first time. The Park, Gardens, Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail will now be open weekends in October and daily during half-term (26th October – 1st November).

Over October half-term Knebworth Gardens will be decorated for the season with Pumpkins, and visitors are encouraged to come in fancy dress. The Garden Terrace Tea Room will be open offering a range of seasonal treats.

Tickets are on sale now. Pre-booking online is essential at this time, each ticket is valid for a full open day at the Park, Gardens, Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail between the opening hours of 11am – 4pm.
The House will remain closed for the rest of the 2020 season, and some play equipment will be out of use until further easement is issued.

During these difficult times the health & safety of visitors and staff still remain of utmost importance to management, who have implemented practices to safeguard all on site including:

  • Making hand sanitiser available on site for staff and visitor use.
  • Displaying clear signage throughout the site advising staff and visitors to wash their hands regularly and follow the catch it, kill it, bin it guidelines.
  • Enhanced cleaning regimes.
  • Welcoming visitors with a smile instead of a handshake.
  • Social distancing measures and signage.
  • Limited Capacity.
  • Face covering worn in the Gift Shop.
  • The bouncy castle, drop slides and maze will remain closed.
  • Takeaway tea, coffee and food offers.

Knebworth House are keen to offer a safe space for families to enjoy the Autumn. The 28 acres of Gardens including the Dinosaur Trail is a great location to watch the colours change through Autumn while children can follow the trail of 72 life-sized dinosaurs through the wilderness garden.

The Adventure Playground with Fort Knebworth is a great place to get some fresh-air and allow the children let off some steam, and the Park is perfect for walks, picnics and ball games.

It is a fantastic day out at £10 per person, or £36 for a family of four.

The Covid-19 situation is being monitored daily by management and their website and social media channels will be updated if the situation changes. The attraction does however ask visitors to follow government advice and remain at home if you have any symptoms.

Managing Director, Martha Lytton Cobbold Commented:

“We are really pleased to be able to extend our season and open the Park, Gardens, Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail in October. The Gardens are wonderful in the Autumn as the colours begin to change, and the leave crunch beneath your feet. It has been a difficult year for tourist attractions, but our season ticket holders have been very supportive, this is a great way of thanking them.”

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