• Information and things to do
  • Visitors preparing<br />to tour the site
  • The history of the Palace<br />explained

Woking Palace Open Days 2019

Visit the site of Woking's Tudor Palace for free!

Interested in history and archaeology?

Looking for something to do with the family?

Wanting to find out more about medieval and Tudor England?

Then come to our open days and enjoy guided tours of this Scheduled Ancient Monument, plus a range of displays about the history and archaeology of the site.

Open Day 11th and 12th May 2019

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Featuring local and natural history.

Other special entertainment will include beekeeping, the Old Woking Test Pitting Project and children's actvities.

Volunteers from the Friends of Woking Palace will provide information throughout the weekend with displays about the history of the site, including archaeology and artefacts from recent excavations, and Children's Activities. They will also take guided tours round Woking Palace throughout both days, as and when required, with the final tours at 4.00pm.

All free but donations are always welcome.

Guide books and postcards, along with a number of other publications, will be on sale in the on-site pavilion.

Where?

Carterís Lane, Old Woking

Please note: There is no parking available on the site or along Carters Lane.

Parking/access

Please note: There is no parking available on the site or along Carters Lane. Free parking is available in Old Woking in the larger car park (beyond the smaller short-stay area) by the mini roundabout in the High Street at the junction of A247 and B382. The route from the car park is about one mile and will be signed for walkers and cyclists.

For disabled access and special needs, please e-mail info@woking-palace.org or phone 07722 299026.

Other Open Days

Please put the following dates in your diaries:

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July - Celebrating the Festival of Archaeology
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September - Celebrating Heritage Open Days.

We will once again have Tudor Falconry displays during the September weekend and we will let you have more details about all of the Open Days as soon as possible.

Requests for volunteers will be sent out during the year so please do consider coming to help us if you can.

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We Need Volunteers!

We urgently need volunteers to help with the following:-

Friday 10th May - probably at 2pm but time to be agreed putting up tents, setting out benches etc and preparing site.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May from about 10am completing site set up meeting and greeting visitors as they arrive acting as stewards taking guided tours round the site selling guides and other publications manning the Pavilion, Archaeology tent, Barrel Vault and other displays helping with children's activities.

Sunday 12th May about 5pm packing up displays packing away tables, benches, banners etc taking down tents (weather permitting).

Raphael Historic Falconry

Raphael Historic Falconry displays

Special events

Special events such as
Bird of Prey displays

Hawk display

Part of the Bird of Prey display

Historical musician Jez Smith

Historical musician Jez Smith

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