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Medieval Jousting Experience

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6½ hrs
1 person
Valid for 10 months
Warwick - Warwickshire
£199
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Overview

Life during medieval times may have been grubby, brutal and plague-ridden, but they sure knew how to have fun. This action-packed jousting experience begins with a riding assessment, an overview of the equipment and an introduction to the history of jousting. Next, take part in various activities, including neck reining and learning how to use a flag, lance and shield - practise with a lance on the formidable quintaine, a spinning target. After lunch, this unforgettable day continues by learning a choreographed fight sequence, including broad sword or quarterstaff fighting, before dressing in medieval costume and putting all these newfound skills into action during a tournament. This enjoyable day out ends with a certificate presentation.

In a Nutshell
  • An action-packed medieval jousting experience
  • Try fighting with a flag, lance and shield
  • Take part in the choreographed fight using quarterstaff or broadsword
  • Put everything you've learned into action in a medieval tournament
Key Info
  • Availability Description
    Selected weekend dates at least once a month from March - November.
  • Participant Guidelines
    Minimum age is 16. Maximum weight is 20 stone. Novice riders are welcome but you must have a reasonable level of fitness. Please advise at point of booking of any disabilities or if you are undergoing any medical treatment.
  • Weather
    Jousting may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Please call the venue if in doubt.
  • Duration
    The experience lasts for six and a half hours. You're welcome to arrive 15 - 30 minutes in advance of your booked time to ensure a prompt start.
  • Numbers on the Day
    There will be a maximum of 20 people taking part.
  • Dress Code
    Wear jodhpurs or comfortable trousers. You'll need riding boots or shoes with a small heel - no trainers allowed. Bring gloves and a riding hat if you have them; if not, they'll be provided. You might get pretty dirty (authentically medieval then!).
  • Other Info
    Please note that lunch isn't included: you can either bring your own or go to the local pub for lunch. A photographer is on-site throughout the day (photo prices vary generally from £5 to £10).

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Medieval Jousting Experience
£199