IN celebration of dee mishka | jan 23rd 2018
We are deeply saddened by the news that our cherished friend and colleague Dee Mishka, sadly lost her long battle with Cancer at the end of last week. She will be missed by everyone here and the loss leaves a very large hole in our hearts. Join us for a celebration of her life.
Raucous afternoon tea | jan 24th 2018
We are preparing to serve a very special Afternoon Tea in our drawing room for 16 very lucky guests this coming January. Enjoy our delightful tea service in the settings of our Victorian room whilst learning about historic local women connected to the Whitaker and local area.
BURNS NIGHT CHARITY DINNER | JAN 25TH 2018
Join us for a traditional Scottish evening celebrating the life and poetry of Robert Burns in aid of Child Action Northwest. With Whiskey & Piper music on arrival, 3 course traditional Scottish feast with Poetry and Charity raffle throughout the night.
Covering two of the main rooms on the first floor of the house. These are impressive rooms with views across the valley and, having been recently upgraded, they now provide a light, contemporary space, suitable for exploring and exhibiting the best new art. The team at the Whitaker are passionate about delivering a range of exhibitions throughout the year that will appeal to a number of audiences from the keen observer to the serious collector.
Eatery & Bar
With a fresh and informal approach to our menu, we provide a choice of light dishes made from the highest quality locally sourced ingredients, all designed to allow you to make the most of the longer days and warm nights this summer. Sharing Boards and Sliders, alongside Afternoon Tea there is something for everyone to enjoy.
You can also enjoy a fully licensed bar, as well as the finest Illy coffee or highest quality Jing Tea, alongside our famed cake collection baked fresh in house.
Food Served Wed - Sun from 9.30Am to 4pm*
PLEASE NOTE: AFTERNOON TEA NOT BEING SERVED THROUGH DECEMBER
From Orangutan to Platypus, Polar Bear to Elephant the museum collection of animals includes over 9000 preserved specimens.
The zoology collection includes many mounted mammals, most of the best are on display. A large collection of shells, many birds, eggs and entomology. The collection is worldwide in scope, with specimens from the Arctic to Asia, Africa to Europe as well as animals from our local environment.
A PLACE FOR THE PEOPLE
For over 100 years the Whitaker has stood to bring the community together and keep heritage alive. If you are planning a special event or occasion then talk to us about hiring space and make it a truly unique event.