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Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours

The Harley Foundation, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LW
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15 August - 9 September | 2023 | 10am and 1.30pm
The Harley Gallery, Courtyard at Welbeck 
£30 per person

Take a tour of the State Rooms at Welbeck Abbey and see treasures from the world-class Portland Collection of Art. Objects and artworks from the world-class Portland Collection decorate the State Rooms. Works on show at Welbeck Abbey include pieces by Sir Peter Lely, John Wootton and Sir Joshua Reynolds. Highlights include: The Gothic Hall, with its soaring intricate plasterwork ceiling and imposing full-length Tudor portraits, including pieces by Daniel Mytens The Red Tapestry Drawing Room, where you will see bright pink tapestries from the Gobelin workshops – as vivid as when woven over 200 years ago The glamorous Swan Drawing Room, with Aubusson carpet and floor-to-ceiling gilt framed Rococo mirrors that reflect the gaze from dozens of family portraits The curving Print Corridor, lined with paintings including works by Godfrey Kneller, Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, and Cornelius Jonson. A Library and Chapel join the Print Corridor, forming the "greatest Arts and Crafts decorative ensemble in any aristocratic house in Britain" (Michael Hall, Architectural Historian).

Timings: 10am - 12pm; 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Duration: 2 hours

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Selected dates - Welbeck Abbey State Room Spring Tours (25 Mar 2024 - 6 Apr 2024)

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