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Wagoners' Museum

This little museum, which is in the entrance area to Sledmere House, tells the story of the Wagoners' Special Reserve with photographs, papers, memorabilia and a medal collection. Sir Mark Sykes' uniform is also on display.

The Wagoners' Special Reserve was the brainchild of Sir Mark Sykes 6th Baronet and these men became some of the first to go abroad in the First World War, driving the horse drawn wagons with supplies of food, fodder and ammunition for the frontline.

The museum is of interest to all. As far as we know this is the only museum devoted to a Special Reserve. It is now run by a Charitable Trust which relies on voluntary contributions. If you would like to help our work with a donation please get in touch with the Curator.

  • Open in season with Sledmere Gardens
  • Official Wagoners' Museum
  • Resource for Wagoners' families
Opening Times
Sledmere House:
Closed
Garden:
10am - 5pm
Farm Shop & Cafe:
10am - 5pm
Gift Shop:
10am - 5pm
Wagoners Museum:
10am - 5pm
Stables &
Hampton Paddock:
10am - 5pm
HIGHLIGHTS & QUICK LINKS
Wolds Wagoners Sir Mark Sykes
Click below to view some of the museum collection online Discover more >>
Wolds Wagoners Sir Mark Sykes
Free to visit the Wagoners Museum tells the story of the Wagoners' Special Reserve with photographs, papers, memorabilia and a fine medal collection. Discover more >>
Wolds Wagoners Sir Mark Sykes
'Wagoners' Open Day' with historic wolds wagons, heavy horses, heritage displays and lots more. Discover more >>
WHAT'S ON AT SLEDMERE HOUSE
Christmas shopping, decorations, gifts
Thu 1 Nov - Sat 22 Dec
Guinea Bird Gifts will be opening its Christmas doors to a wonderland of all things festive. Free entry.
santa's grotto, visit father christmas, deer
Sat 15 Dec - Sun 16 Dec
Visit Santa in his Magical Grotto and meet our herd of Red Deer