Visitors get to play servants at Plymouth stately home
PACKING up for a long journey can be a tiring process – but that is what servants are for at Saltram House.
"Servants" at the stately home will be demonstrating what life was like in times gone by for the workers of the house – and visitors are invited to take a sneak peak this weekend.
The domestic staff, played by actors, will be depicting the hustle and bustle of preparing for the manor family's trip down to London.
During the half-day tours servants, from the steward to the housekeeper, will be on hand to talk about their roles and jobs.
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But the servants won't be having any standing around – they will be getting visitors to help them with their chores, and even encourage a spot of dressing up.
Georgian and Regency costumes including frocks for the girls and tailcoats for the boys will be on hand for the whole family to pose for some old-fashioned snaps.
Tours through the domestic parts of the house will take place every half an hour from 11am-3.30pm on Saturday and Sunday.
They will also take place next weekend, on March 2 and 3.
The other parts of the Palladian-style house will be reopened to the public on Saturday March 9.