When you visit, you may enjoy attending one of the short talks with demonstrations which include Medieval medicine and Civil War weaponry. You could even get dressed up as a pikeman! You can also delve into the age of the Georgians, explore the characters and stories of the era, see historic artwork and Georgian costume in the exhibition "The Georgians - the Pride and the Prejudice". There are historically themed workshops every school holiday too. There is a full programme of activities and events throughout the year when The Commandery gets brought to life with characters from the past, costume, living history camps and themed games – make sure you check the website to find out about the next one!
You can also wander the beautiful Commandery gardens which include an herb garden growing Medieval herbs, and the tranquil canal-side gardens of 'Commandery Co\0ffee' café, which are a perfect spot to watch the boats go by over a hot chocolate or soft drink. There is so much to explore at The Commandery, visit today!
Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 15:00
Seasonal opening dates:
1st February - 31st December
Children (aged 5-16) £3.60
Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) £22 Under 5s go free
Season tickets available
No, there is no parking.
Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.
Female, Male and disabled toilets available as well as baby change facilities.
Yes, there are baby changing facilities.
The Commandery has not told us if you can bring a picnic.
Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.Commandery Coffee is a local, independent artisan coffee shop. Situated within the historic Commandery, along with seats in the canal-side garden, enjoy artisan coffee, loose leaf teas, and a delicious range of homemade food including gluten free and vegan options.
Yes, The Commandery is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.
No, The Commandery have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
- Service / guide dogs only