Twists and turns at Leeds stately home

YOUNGSTERS won't know which way to turn this week at Lotherton Hall in Aberford in east Leeds.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 29th May 2016, 3:59 pm
Updated Sunday, 29th May 2016, 5:03 pm
Keegan Shea in the hay maze at Lotherton Hall
Keegan Shea in the hay maze at Lotherton Hall

A straw bale maze will be in position at the visitor attraction until Sunday, June 5.

It is part of a half term week of fairytale fun activities that will also include storytelling, crafts and dressing up. A picnic featuring traditional games and music will take place from 11am to 3pm on Thursday.

Coun Brian Selby, Leeds City Council’s lead member for museums and galleries, said: “Summer is a time when Lotherton really comes to life and it’s always great to see families enjoying the beautiful estate, particularly when the team there have such an exciting and innovative programme of events and activities planned.”

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Cole Shea at Lotherton Hall.

The maze comprises more than 140 straw bales and 15 tonnes of wood chip.

Keegan, Cole and Gracie Shea.
Cole Shea at Lotherton Hall.
Keegan, Cole and Gracie Shea.