Madingley Hall

BBC Look East feature Capability Brown at Madingley Hall

31 Mar 2016


BBC Look East feature the newly opened Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown walk at Madingley Hall as part of CB300 celebrations

BBC Look East visited Madingley Hall to film a news piece about the opening of the Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown Tercentenary Walk, which featured on BBC One on 30 March 2016. You can watch the news piece again on BBC iPlayer. The Madingley Hall item starts just after 19 minutes.

Acting Director of the Institute of Continuing Education, Professor Sir Mike Gregory, unveiled the Madingley Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown Tercentenary Walk at the Institute Open Day on Maundy Thursday.

Visitors are welcome to walk round the grounds including the new walk during daylight hours but are asked not to enter the Hall, Courtyard or Walled Garden which are private. Picnics, games, radios and dogs are not permitted in the grounds.

You can download an accompanying leaflet for the CB300 Walk, where you can find more information about the route and its history.

The Walk will be accessible at the Open Garden for the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 5 June, 2.30 to 5.30 and Open Cambridge, Friday 9 September, 2.00 to 7.00pm.

A Capability Brown Conference: Moving Heaven and Earth will be held at the Hall from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August 2016.

Access is not available on:

Sunday 29 May
Wednesday  1 June
Saturday 4 June
Sunday 12  June
Saturday 18 June
Sunday 19 June
Wednesday 6 July
Saturday 16 July
Saturday 23 July
Saturday 30 July
Saturday 13 Aug
Sunday 14 Aug
Friday 26 Aug
Saturday 27 Aug
Sunday 28 Aug
Saturday 10 Sept
Saturday 24 Sept