HMS Wales Re-enactment


Climb aboard me hearties! Come and join the crew of HMS Wales at Gregynog for their free weekend re-enactment and travel back in time to the days of Nelson's navy and the Napoleonic Wars!

• Meet and talk to the crew of HMS Wales - and perhaps join in with a Sea Shanty!
• Take on the Nelson Naval Challenge and find out if you could make it in Nelson's Navy!
• Hold a cutlass and a pistol
• Learn how to fire a ship's canon
• Crack the code with our Signal Flags
• Learn what food was available on board a sail warship 200 years ago!
• Experience the fire power from the Age of Sail, with live demonstrations of our ship's gun (canon)
• Watch as our Royal Marines and Sailors go head-to-head with a Musket live firing challenge - to find out who can fire 3 shots the quickest! — cheer on your favourite!!
• And much more!!

There's no need to book for the event and the cafe will be open 10-4 as usual with as many tasty Georgian themed treats as we can muster. It is free to come and join us - just £3 to park - and there will be plenty to keep everyone busy all weekend so why not stay at Gregynog - call 01686 650224 or email to book a room

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Free HMS Wales Napoleonic War Re-enactment

Type:Outdoor Event

Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, SY16 3PL

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Opening Times

Event (27 July 2024 - 28 July 2024)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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