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Christmas

Victorian Christmas at Harewood

24 November – 31 December 2017Free for members

This winter, join us for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas in the house. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will open for a special Christmas season. You will be able to explore state rooms and kitchens in the house which will be dressed by Michael Howells, award winning Set Designer from ITV’s Victoria series, which used Harewood House as a major location. Discover how the … Read more

Talks & Tours

Daily Penguin Feed & Talk

1 – 29 October 2017Free for members

Join our Bird Garden Keeper and our colony of Humboldt Penguins for their daily afternoon feed and talk. You will learn a little about each of our penguins, where they originate from and what they like to eat.Can I feed the penguins?: Did you know you can pre-book to feed the penguins with our Keepers? This is a popular activity and places are limited. You will need to be aged seven years or above to feed the … Read more

Workshops

Twinkl Teach Event

27 April 2017

This April we are excited to be working with Twinkl to bring you a special Twinkl Teach Event, exclusively for teachers. Explore the House after hours, take a tour of the Bird Garden and Farm, and see just what Harewood has to offer for schools. In additiona, we are delighted to be joined by Pobble.com, for a special creative writing workshop on making writing exciting!What is included within the event?: Join us … Read more

Wildlife

Daily Penguin Feeding

24 March – 30 September 2017Free for members

Join us for our daily penguin feeding and watch our Humboldt Penguins being fed. In the wild, the Humboldt Penguin feeds on anchovies, squid and sardines which are found in the Humboldt Ocean current off the West coast of Peru. At Harewood, we feed our penguins whitebait and sprats - fish that are similar in size to their natural diet, although they will also eat small herrings. They usually feed just after … Read more

Exhibitions

Victorian Harewood

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

“Harewood is in Yorkshire. The park seems very fine; the view from the window is very pretty. We dined in the beautiful gallery with a party of nearly 300 in number.  Princess Victoria recalls her visit to Harewood, 12th September 1835 Harewood House was recently used as a major set for ITV’s Victoria series. To celebrate the success of the programme, the opulent rooms on Harewood’s State Floor will come to … Read more

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