Panshanger Park (c) Jen Gilbert

Panshanger Park (c) Jen Gilbert

Easy Access Oak Walk

Location: Panshanger Park, B1000, Hertford , SG14 2NA
A shorter walk to the "Panshanger Great Oak" for those that find the walk from Thieves Lane car park too far.

Event details

Date

Time
10.30am - 12pm
A static map of Easy Access Oak Walk

About the event

Join volunteer David Neal for a fascinating stroll from the site of the Panshanger Mansion, find out about some of the people who lived, visited, or were associated it, take in Repton's landscape, hear about his work at the Park and, of course, visit the magnificent “Panshanger Oak”.

In 1887, on the 17th February, Ethel Anne Priscilla Fane (Ettie) married William Henry Grenfell (later Lord Desborough). Ettie inherited the Panshanger estate from her uncle (Francis, the 7th Earl) on his death in 1905. Ettie was a famed socialite of her day, a leading light in the group known as “The Souls”, lady in waiting to Queen Mary, and a friend of Prime Ministers, diplomats, artists and playwrights. Find out more about Lady Desborough and what happened to Panshanger after her death.

Parking will be available close by at the Panshanger House site.

 

Booking

Suggested donation

This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 per person for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Suitable for

Adults

Know before you go

Dogs

No dogs permitted
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Panshanger Park

Panshanger Park is owned and managed by Tarmac who are working in partnership with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) to open up the historic landscape to the public. The partnership is working in consultation with a range of stakeholders to highlight and protect the many wonderful attributes of the park - from the varied wildlife to the rich history of the grounds and the stunning landscape.