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Book a Tour of Bruisyard Hall

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Groups of 10 - 22 can book a private tour of Bruisyard Hall and choose one of the following catering options:

  • A 2-course lunch: £38pp
  • A traditional afternoon tea: £28pp (Add Prosecco: £3pp or Champagne: £6pp)
  • Tea, coffee & cake: £18pp 

Larger numbers can also be accommodated though the group would be split into smaller groups for the tours.

On your tour, led by a member of the Rous family, you will learn about the fascinating history of Bruisyard Hall and its connection to the family.

Track the captivating history of this enchanting building from its origins as 'Roke Hall’ - which was given by Lionel, Duke of Clarence, brother of The Black Prince and son of King Edward III, to a college of chantry priests in 1354. On to its ownership by the Hare family in the 1540's - having been confiscated from Maud of Lancaster's Poor Clare nuns by Henry XIII. Right through to its inheritance by Peter Rous in 1947 prior to his emigration to Rhodesia in 1958 when it passed to the current branch of the Rous family. (You can read more about the history of Bruisyard Hall here).

A beautifully told tale that takes visitors on an epic journey including priest holes, secret rooms, ancient graffiti and about as much character as one house can have.


If you would prefer to join a scheduled tour - as opposed to organising a private tour of Bruisyard Hall for you and your friends or colleagues - take a look at our events page for upcoming tours and other events here

Sample Lunch Menu


Slow cooked pork belly, crackling, creamy mash, seasonal vegetables and gravy
Goats cheese and caramelised onion tartlet on a bed of mixed leaves with a honey and mustard dressing (V) 


Lemon tart, raspberry coulis, fresh berries


Served with sparkling elderflower

Followed by tea and coffee

Afternoon tea sample menu

Selection of finger sandwiches
Scones with clotted cream and jam
Chocolate brownie
Lemon drizzle cake
Selection of teas