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Historic House, £2.50-£9.50

Hellens Manor - Bloody Mary's Room

Hellens Manor - Bloody Mary's Room

The haunted bed chamber prepared for Queen Mary Tudor. The Royal Crest is incorporated into a plasterwork motif above the fireplace.

Address

Much Marcle,
Ledbury,
Herefordshire,
HR8 2LY

Details

Hellens is one of the oldest historic houses in England and a living monument to much of England's history. Attractions include heirlooms of Anne Boleyn, the haunted bed chamber prepared for Queen Mary Tudor, the panelled Music Room adorned with its English Renaissance frieze, paintings by Gainsborough, Van Dyke, Peter Lely and Goya, and the fascinating story of Hetty Walywn.

Hellens is open on Wednesdays, sundays and Bank Holidays from 12.30 for guided tours at 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm, 1 April to 15 October and is a venue for educations, musical and literary events all year round.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Hellens is open on Wednesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from 12.30 for guided tours at 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm from 1 April to 15 October and is a venue for educational, musical and literary events all year round.

Opening details

Wednesdays and Sundays, April 1 to October 15

Prices

House Tours: Adult £9.50, Concession £8.00, under 18's FREE

Garden visit only £2.50 per person

Location

Directions

See location of Hellens Manor on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 658330  Lat: 51.99498 Long: -2.49940

From the A449 Ledbury-Ross road, turn onto the B4024 and Hellens is signposted on the lefthand side.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Hellens is open on Wednesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from 12.30 for guided tours at 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm from 1 April to 15 October and is a venue for educational, musical and literary events all year round.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system