12th Aug - 16th Aug, Various
Family Event

Tudor Takeover


Experience the adventures of The Golden Hinde like never before and join us for our Tudor Takeover! It’s a voyage you’ll never forget.

Discover the exciting story of Francis Drake’s circumnavigation as told by the man himself in The Captain’s Tale.

Learn the perilous art of Elizabethan seafaring and set a course for England in The Navigation Challenge.

Explore life as a gunner during Drake’s raids of the Pacific in A Gunner’s Life for Me.

Join the grisly Barber Surgeon and encounter the grim realities of disease and injury aboard a 16th Century galleon - The Barber Surgeon Will See You Now!

Plus many more hands-on activities throughout the day for all the family!

Activity schedule:

11:00 - 11:25  The Captain’s Tale
11:45 - 12:00  The Navigation Challenge
12:00 - 12:25  A Gunner’s Life for Me
12:30 - 12:45  The Barber Surgeon Will See You Now!

13:45 - 14:00 - Capstan demonstration (raising the anchor)
14:00 - 14:15 - The Barber Surgeon Will See You Now!
14:15 - 14:40 - A Gunner's Life For Me

15:00 - 15:25  The Captain’s Tale
15:45 - 16:00  The Navigation Challenge
16:00 - 16:25  A Gunner’s Life for Me
17:30 - 17:45  The Barber Surgeon Will See You Now!

Suitable for children 4+

Book online or just turn up on the day. 

Age group 4+
Adult £7
Child £7
Group of 4 £20


Multiple date and time options are available

12th Aug, 13th Aug, 14th Aug, 15th Aug, 16th Aug,