Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with afternoon tea at one of the Treasure Houses of England on Sunday, March 11th.
Choose from an indulgent ‘Marlborough Champagne Afternoon Tea’ at Oxfordshire’s Blenheim Palace followed by a tour of the new ‘Victorian Passions and Pursuits’ exhibition or an elegant Afternoon Tea experience specially created by Head Pastry Chef, Vanessa Wade, in Castle Howard’s stunning Grecian Hall.
Burghley invites visitors to join the celebration in their Orangery Restaurant, which is open for Brunch, Lunch and Afternoon Tea from 10am to 4pm, with a Special Mother’s Day Lunch Menu available.
Chatsworth will be serving their own delicious afternoon tea with prosecco in the 18th century stables at midday and 2.30pm.
There’s a High Tea, including a glass of peach or berry Bellini on arrival, followed by a selection of delicious sandwiches, complimented by a variety of fine handmade cakes at the Castle View Restaurant at Leeds Castle.
At Woburn there will be a private guided tour of the fabulous Woburn Abbey Gardens on Sunday, with traditional afternoon tea at The Sculpture Gallery.
Set in private gardens overlooking the Camellia House Lake, this stunning building hosts many private events and opens to the public on just a few occasions each year.
The Treasure Houses of England is a consortium of 10 of the England’s finest palaces, historic houses and castles.
Unique in character, each property has its own magical blend of magnificent architecture, fabulous surroundings, world-class collections and family history to explore.