Rorke’s Drift Remembered

Date/Time: 06 - 07 July 2024

Venue: Lotherton

Price: Included in admission

Opening hours:
Open daily
Estate gates: 8am - 6pm
Last entry: 5:15pm
Hall: 10am - 4pm
Wildlife World: 10am - 4pm

This historical camp re-enactment represents British soldiers at the Battle of Rorke’s Drift, during the Zulu War. The Zulu War was a colonial war that took place in 1879 between the British Empire and Zulu Kingdom in an attempt at British territorial expansion.

The educational display, featuring a replica encampment and field hospital, will demonstrate conditions during this bloody battle which saw 11 British soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross.


Explore our Edwardian hall filled with hidden treasures, encounter animals from across the globe at Wildlife World and stroll the expansive grounds and gardens. Find out more about things to see and do at Lotherton.

To find out more about getting to Lotherton and view our access information, plan your visit to Lotherton.

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