Self-Led Tours of the Exhibition

The award-winning exhibition brings to life the story of the Battle of Bosworth and this fascinating period of history. Follow the four medieval characters to find out about the lives of those involved, as Richard and Henry battle for the throne of England. Explore how the Battlefield was rediscovered in 2010 and compare the fates of Richard and Henry.

A trail is available for KS1 and KS2 groups. This is an adult-led trail- Teachers and group leaders must guide the pupils through the galleries.

National Curriculum Links:

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally and lives of significant individuals

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – a local history study

Extending pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066

The development of church, state and society in medieval Britain 1066-1509: the Wars of the Roses

Pupils to listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers, ask relevant questions and justify answers, arguments and opinions

Audience: KS1 – KS3
Price: £2.50 per student
Duration: Approx. 1 hours
Maximum number of students: 35
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