The Dragon’s Lair

The Dragon’s Lair Play Area

The Dragon’s Lair Play Area

Let your imagination run wild at The Bishop’s Palace!  Cross the Drawbridge and ask on entry for a special map, which you can use to explore the gardens and look for the Dragon’s Lair Play Area.

Let your imagination run wild at The Bishop’s Palace!  Cross the Drawbridge and ask on entry for a special map, which you can use to explore the gardens and look for the Dragon’s Lair Play Area.

Legend has it that during the 13th century, Somerset was terrorised by a frightful dragon who liked to eat milkmaids and other unsuspecting villagers.  Bishop Jocelyn, who built The Bishop’s Palace, bravely ventured out to kill the dragon.

After a mighty battle, as the dragon breathed its dying breath, it cast an eternal curse on the villagers: that if they ever forgot about it, the creature would return every 50 years….

Legend has it that during the 13th century, Somerset was terrorised by a frightful dragon who liked to eat milkmaids and other unsuspecting villagers.  Bishop Jocelyn, who built The Bishop’s Palace, bravely ventured out to kill the dragon.

After a mighty battle, as the dragon breathed its dying breath, it cast an eternal curse on the villagers: that if they ever forgot about it, the creature would return every 50 years….

This popular, interactive discovery area is designed around the themes and stories of the Palace.

Taking inspiration from Dragon’s Wings, Well Pools & Water, Trees and History, this outdoor natural activity space will exercise both minds and bodies with a pole jungle, a waterwheel and sluice gates.

The only question is – dare you enter The Dragon’s Lair?

This popular, interactive discovery area is designed around the themes and stories of the Palace.

Taking inspiration from Dragon’s Wings, Well Pools & Water, Trees and History, this outdoor natural activity space will exercise both minds and bodies with a pole jungle, a waterwheel and sluice gates.

The only question is – dare you enter The Dragon’s Lair?