Father’s Day Medieval jousting returns to Knebworth this weekend.

Treat dad to a day out as the spectacular jousting show by the Knights of Middle England takes place at Knebworth Park on Father’s Day - Sunday, June 18.

Get ready to cheer and jeer the Knights as they clash lance upon shield. With colourful banners, thundering hooves, and stunning skills, the jousting show is action-packed and a thrilling day out for the whole family.

The turrets and towers of Knebworth House will provide a dramatic backdrop to the costumed Knights on majestic warhorses galloping at full tilt across the arena in a fantastic display of horsemanship.

There are two scheduled jousting displays at noon and 2.30pm (weather dependent).

Welwyn Hatfield Times: Jousting at Knebworth Park.Jousting at Knebworth Park. (Image: Supplied by Knebworth House)

Bring a blanket and picnic to watch the tournament from the comfort of Knebworth Park.

In addition, have-a-go archery will be taking place alongside the Medieval Jousting event. For only £2 you will be able to shoot six arrows aiming at the target.




Tickets for the jousting event also includes access to Knebworth Gardens, Knebworth Park, the Dinosaur Trail, and Adventure Playground.

Medieval Jousting show tickets start at £12.50 for adults, with family tickets (groups of four) at £46, and children under 3 go free. Book online at www.knebworthhouse.com before your visit for a reduced rate.

Full priced tickets will also be available at the entrance on the day of your visit. This event is free for Knebworth season ticket holders to attend.


‘On Location at Knebworth House’ Tours

Welwyn Hatfield Times: Helena Bonham Carter and Colin Firth filmed scenes of The King's Speech at Knebworth House.Helena Bonham Carter and Colin Firth filmed scenes of The King's Speech at Knebworth House. (Image: Supplied by Knebworth House)

If movies are more your thing, two ‘On Location at Knebworth House’ tours will take place on Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, June 22 for film buffs.

Knebworth House has made starring appearances on the big screen in major feature films, TV series, and music videos over the past 50 years.

Highlights including Netflix royal drama The Crown, the Oscar-winning The King’s Speech starring Colin Firth, Michael Keaton as Batman, and season four of Netflix serial killer series YOU.



Now Knebworth House are inviting visitors to step behind the camera with their new ‘On Location at Knebworth House’ Tour which includes a one-hour film tour of Knebworth House, access to Knebworth Gardens and film exhibition, followed by refreshments.

This exclusive film tour of Knebworth House will take visitors through the filming locations of Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, YOU and The Crown as well as other blockbusters such as Batman and Transformers.

Welwyn Hatfield Times: Scenes of Transformers: The Last Knight were filmed at Knebworth House.Scenes of Transformers: The Last Knight were filmed at Knebworth House. (Image: Supplied by Knebworth House)

The expert guides at Knebworth House will be telling the fascinating story of filming from the location’s perspective, and a few tales from the team members. This event is a must-see for any film fan.

There are two tours taking place:

  1.  Thursday, June 15, 2pm-4.30pm, includes tea, coffee, and Queen Victoria Sandwich in the Garden Terrace Tea Room. Tickets cost £27.50pp.
  2. Thursday, June 22, 7pm-9.30pm, includes a Knebworth Cocktail, Posh Dogs and Popcorn on the House Garden Terrace. Tickets are £29.50pp.


For more details, and to book, visit www.knebworthhouse.com


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