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Learning at Harewood


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Did you know?

Harewood is a wonderful place to learn, to enjoy being in nature and to feel inspired.

As an educational charity and accredited museum, our sessions are inspired by our amazing collections, objects and animals. There is so much to explore here, whether you are a family, a school group, community organisation or just someone eager to find out more.

Our learning programmes are for Families, Early Years & Primary, Secondary, Colleges & Universities and Adults. Follow the links to find out more about each of our Learning Areas.

Harewood is a recipient of the prestigious Sandford Award, which celebrates high quality heritage education and provides independent quality assurance to sites that run formal education programmes in the UK and Ireland.

Bring Harewood to your community, school or university with one of our Outreach Talks, find out more here.

‘Harewood is a treasure house of learning that offers all ages a fantastic opportunity to understand the history of the estate, the locality and indeed the nation. The learning team provide first-rate tours and activities that offer children an inspirational bridge to the past and helps them understand the true significance of their historic environment.’

-Sandford Award Judge, 2018

The Learning Team here at Harewood are thrilled to have been awarded a quality badge by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. We are proud to be working together to create equal opportunities for all children to access educational experiences.

Find out more about the council for Learning Outside the Classroom.

For further information or assistance with planning your visit you can contact our Learning Team on learn@harewood.org or you can complete our online booking form and a member of the team will be in touch.

To help you plan and prepare for your visit to Harewood, we have provided below a selection of useful resources.

Update – February 2023

The Bird Garden closed to the public on Sun 19 Feb

Read our statement regarding the closure of Harewood’s Bird Garden >>

Please get in touch with our team at learn@harewood.org should you have any questions about Bird Garden workshops.