May Bank Holiday Vintage Fun at Eastnor Castle

15 May 2015

Nostalgia returns to Eastnor Castle, near Ledbury for the May Bank Holiday, on Sunday 24th and Bank Holiday Monday 25th May with a Vintage Day of family fun.

An interesting line-up of working Steam-Engines will be on display in the courtyard in front of the castle, with a 100th birthday celebration for our Ransomes Sims & Jefferies agricultural engine and we will mark 40 years at Eastnor for our Foden tractor.  Alongside will be a vintage carousel and chair swing, punch & judy, tea tent, garden games and live music.

James Hervey-Bathurst, Owner of Eastnor Castle said " Our Ransomes is a very popular and solid half of the family tug of war, but it will also be running a threshing machine as it was designed to do in 1915.  It is one of the few traction engines that has not been repainted since it's preservation, and so it has a very authentic look.  Other vintage vehicles, including a Stanley steam car, will be on display, and our showman's living van will also be open to visitors.  We look forward to a fun event".

The usual castle attractions will also be open, including the new Land Rover Little Off Roaders and Rota Swing, Knight's Maze, Burma Bridge Tree Top Walkway and Adventure Playground, Tearoom, Gift shop and Ice Cream Parlour.

Vintage Family Fun will be open from 11 am to 5.30 pm on both days and please click here to buy discounted tickets on-line.