Long Melford’s Kentwell Hall attracts record-breaking numbers for Tudor event

Kentwell Hall enjoyed record-breaking visitor numbers for its Tudor week. Picture: KENTWELL HALL

Kentwell Hall enjoyed record-breaking visitor numbers for its Tudor week. Picture: KENTWELL HALL - Credit: Archant

A record-breaking number of visitors descended on Kentwell Hall to take a step back in time for a “hands-on” Tudor recreation event held over a week.

Visitors got the chance to see more than 250 Tudors going about their daily life. Picture: KENTWELL

Visitors got the chance to see more than 250 Tudors going about their daily life. Picture: KENTWELL HALL - Credit: Archant

Visitors to the Long Melford attraction were treated to more than 250 costumed Tudors going about their daily routine as they would have in the 16th-century.

There were 40 activities for people to try during the family-friendly event, which ran from Sunday, August 20, until bank holiday Monday, including butter churning, cheese making and archery.

Visitors on Saturday were also invited to celebrate the “hand fasting” between two Tudor volunteers who exchanged their vows in a traditional ceremony – prior to their marriage next year.

More than 10 acres of the hall’s gardens were also available to visitors to enjoy during the week.

Everything from butter churning to cheese making was on show. Picture: KENTWELL HALL

Everything from butter churning to cheese making was on show. Picture: KENTWELL HALL - Credit: Archant

The Tudors are back at Kentwell Hall on September 23 and 24 for the Elizabethan Michaelmas event.

For more information, click here to visit Kentwell Hall’s website.

Visitors to Kentwell Hall got to try out 40 activities during the extravaganza. Picture: KENTWELL HA

Visitors to Kentwell Hall got to try out 40 activities during the extravaganza. Picture: KENTWELL HALL - Credit: Archant

Young and old enjoyed the Tudor week. Picture: KENTWELL HALL

Young and old enjoyed the Tudor week. Picture: KENTWELL HALL - Credit: Archant

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