Families

Visit the Charterhouse for a creative day out with the family. Free activities are available every day and special workshops run during school holidays.

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We are delighted to welcome families once again for our Saturday tours once a month at the Charterhouse, and we have online and outdoor activities available. Check out our great new short films, pick up our Family Trail, get creative and Design a Coat of Arms, or follow our Family Garden Trail in Charterhouse Square. Book your tour here.

1. Charterhouse Family Tours

Help us find Thomas Sutton’s escaped Talbot greyhounds. Discover medieval monks, regal royals, terrible Tudors and naughty schoolboys along the way. Can you help us find all six?

 

Visit our What’s On page to find out when our next Family Tour is taking place.

2. Free Family Trail

Collect our free family trail and let Thomas the Talbot guide you around the Charterhouse. Uncover hidden stories, naughty school boys and precious objects. Pick up your free trail from the front desk.

4. Drop in Family activities

Drop in and get crafty in our learning centre. Make a royal mask and join the court of Elizabeth I, create Tudor finger puppets inspired by King Henry VIII or add a splash of creative colour to our inspiring architecture. Free and available every day.

See, look, do

Collect our free family trail and let Thomas the Talbot guide you around the Charterhouse. Uncover hidden stories, naughty school boys and precious objects as you see, look, do! Suitable for families with children between 5 – 11 years old.

Join our teachers network to receive advance booking of our school visits and in-school sessions, as well as a host of other opportunities and benefits.

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