1620s House (Donington Manor) 31st August
31 August @ 9:00 pm - 1 September @ 2:00 am£36.50
A gem of a venue set in its own gardens and is quite stunning. But don’t be deceived it takes on a completely different feel after hours!
The history connected to this venue is very interesting with links to Richard III and the Gunpowder plot
You wont be disappointed!
It is believed that Robert De Herle bought the land and had the house built between 1258 & 1295.
For nearly 700 years the house remained a family dwelling. In the early part of the 16th century, the house was modernised and it was around this period the house may have been owned by the Digby family, who were caught up in the War of the Roses and the Battle at Bosworth in 1485. And as history tell us Sir Everard Digby achieved notoriety as one of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot in 1605; as an associate of Guy Fawkes
1620s House (Donington Manor) 31st August - past events
There have been many ghost sightings, housemaids and children have been seen flitting about the kitchen and bedrooms by staff and members of the public.
During one of our investigations the appeaance of a 17th century tall man wearing a brimmed hat was seen, thought to be the shades of Sir Everard Digby
Evidence suggest that the bed which resides here at the manor house is from the White Board Inn, Leicester. It is strongly believed that this was the bed that Richard III spent his last night before making his way to the Battle of Bosworth in 1485
During one of our events we captured our famous EVP (electonic voice phenomenon) Our EVP hit headline news across the world! You can hear this recording by clicking here