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A Knightly Endeavour – Bosworth Experience Day for 2

10/07/2022 @ 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Do you ever wonder whether you were born in the wrong Century and think wouldn’t it be great if just for the day you could don some shiny armour and pretend to be a Knight of the realm?

Why not try out this wonderfully bespoke and unique experience day at Bosworth Battlefield. You’ll meet our humble squire, Jed, who will ready you both for battle in full Knightly regalia. You’ll learn about the armour, its effectiveness and experience first-hand the weight and the length of time it took to prepare for battle.  It certainly could never have been a one person job.

Once in armour, you’ll learn some training and fighting techniques and even get to handle some 15th Century replica weaponry.

You’ll also join one of our experienced Guides for an informative and fun 2 km guided walk exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.

The experience also includes an annual pass to our award winning exhibition as well as a delicious brunch for two in the beautiful setting of our Tithe barn.

There will be 3 sessions running. The timings will run approximately as follows:
Group 1
9.30am -11.30am – Arm Yourselves (well with the assistance of Squire Jed) and learn to fight like a Knight
11.30am – Brunch
12.30pm – Exhibition
2pm – Guided Walk
Group 2
11.00am – Brunch
12.00pm -2.00pm – Arm Yourselves (well with the assistance of Squire Jed) and learn to fight like a knight
2.00pm – Guided Walk
3.30pm – Exhibition
Group 3
12pm – Brunch
1pm – Exhibition
2pm – Guided Walk
3.30pm- 4.30pm-Arm Yourselves (well with the assistance of Squire Jed) and learn to fight like a Knight

Requirements of visitors:

  • Age over 18 only.
  • Height no taller than 6ft 4inch and no shorter than 5ft 6inch.
  • Weight not to exceed 14 stone (89KG) due to fitting of the armour and safety.

£150 for two people. Pre-booking Essential.




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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
Ambion Ln
Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire CV13 0AD United Kingdom
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