Old Manor House in Long Clawson opens its doors to the public next weekend

The Old Manor House in Long Clawson will be open this weekend PHOTO: Supplied

The Old Manor House in Long Clawson will be open this weekend PHOTO: Supplied

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The Old Manor House in Long Clawson, reputedly the oldest house in the Vale of Belvoir, will be opento the public on Sunday (May 29) and bank holiday Monday.

The house, which is opposite the parish church and has parts dating back from 1580, will be open for conducted tours between noon and 5pm. A costumed guide will take visitors around the historic house.

Each of the tours, which will be limited to 12 people, will take about an hour and will start every 20 minutes from noon until 4pm.

Heritage lovers will also be able to sample delicious homemade Jacobean-style refreshments in the church served between 11.30am and 5pm. Tickets can bought on the day for £5 per person. The latest house guide, which includes a room-by-room description as well as a potted history of past proprietors, will also be on sale at £2.

All proceeds will be given to St Remigius Church windows appeal.