Bosworth Battlefield Centre Reopening FAQs
Coronavirus (covid-19) update
Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers is our top priority. In line with national guidance and government recommendations the exhibition, shop and toilets are open daily from 10:00am to 4.00pm with the following systems in place:
Caring about your safety
To help you feel safer visiting us, we have:
- Undertaken full risk assessments against national Covid-19 guidance.
- We are accepting card and cash payments.
- Put in Safety screens at till points to increase protection at key points.
- Installed public hand sanitising points.
- A mobility scooter can be borrowed for two hours, booking essential, telephone 01455 290429. We have a scooter for the courtyards and Exhibition and a Tramper mobility scooter for the Battlefield Trail. It will be sanitised before and after use.
- Group bookings of 10 or more must be booked in advance to receive the group payment rate.
- Joint tickets with the RIII Centre are available.
In return, we ask that you help us by:
- Please continue to use our hand sanitising stations.
- Take personal responsibility for and properly supervise children who are part of your booking, to ensure that they observe social distance and good hygiene practice.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long should I allow for my visit?
Bosworth – We anticipate you will need around 1 hour to enjoy the exhibition space.
Can I turn up on the day and buy a ticket?
You can purchase an Exhibition and Guided Walk ticket when you arrive on site at the Ticket Office, however you can book on-line before your visit by calling 01455 290429 or through our bookings section on the website.
Can I go into the exhibition at any time?
The Exhibition opens at 10:00am throughout the year with last admissions times 3:00pm (winter hours), when the exhibition closes at 4.00pm and 4.00pm (summer hours), when the exhibition centre closes at 5.00pm.
What if I have already bought a ticket in the past that is still valid for free admission?
Your ticket is valid for a year from the date of purchase. You will see that return visit tickets are shown on our booking site, you will need to select all those that apply to your visit. The return ticket will be valid for its original duration and cannot be used for the Bosworth Medieval Festival or any other Living History events for which there are separate charges.
Are your customer toilet facilities open?
Our customer toilet facilities are open for use during our opening hours. Please note that if you are visiting the country park which stays open later than the centre there are no toilets available after we have closed. We have two sets of toilets, one situated in the top courtyard and one under the archway of the Tithe Barn.
Will I meet other customers while in the exhibition?
We are operating a one way system through the Exhibition. You will enter through the ticket office and exit via the shop. Please be mindful of other visitors. Do not enter if you have any symptoms of Covid-19. You are welcome to wear a face covering.
Will I be able to touch audio visual displays and other objects?
Regular use of hand sanitiser and hand washing for at least 20 seconds is encouraged where possible. Sanitisation stations are available at key locations in the exhibition, should you not have your own hand sanitiser.
Mobility Scooter Hire
We have mobility scooters which are available to hire for up to 2 hours. We have a mobility scooter for use in the courtyards and Exhibition and a Tramper mobility scooter to use on the Battlefield Trail. The mobility scooters will be sanitised before and after use. Booking is essential, for more information telephone 01455 290429.
Our only offer is Stay, Play & Explore – Just For Two and Family Breaks, which are incorporated in the booking system.
Will there be catering facilities available?
The 1485 Tithe Barn Cafe opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10.00am to 4.00pm. They are closed Mondays and Tuesdays. There are ten tables inside the Tithe Barn, booking is advisable, telephone 01455 291048. We have a mobile catering service, providing light refreshments, on a Monday and Tuesday.
What if I need first aid, or there is an emergency?
We have revised our procedures and are following guidance on the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Our Front of House staff are aware of these new procedures and will issue appropriate instructions to visitors if required.
Can I visit if I have been in contact with someone with suspected symptoms of Covid-19, or have the symptoms myself?
In line with Government advice you should not visit if you believe you may have come into contact with someone with suspected symptoms of Covid-19, or you believe you have the symptoms yourself.