Step Inside The Book On An Extraordinary Private Tour 

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TOURS

       

Join author John Tarrow on a personal journey through
the labyrinth of the house and gardens.

Weekdays Tuesdays to Fridays, and some Sundays, you and five other guests can enter the magical world of The Stranger's Guide To Talliston novel as you step inside the book on these special author-guided tours.

 

Join award-winning author, John Tarrow, as you explore the rooms and gardens, hear passages from the book in the locations that inspired them and afterwards enjoy refreshments with other guests. For those who have read the novel, it's a fantastical way to enhance your enjoyment of the book. Or for those about to read, it's an unbeatable introduction to the fabulous locations contained in every chapter.

 

Each room of the house & gardens is the setting for a different chapter in the novel – so as you travel the locations, you’ll experience the rich story, unique smells and sounds and discover thousands of objects from around the world – all combining to create a truly extraordinary experience.

 

 

 

 
About The Stranger's Guide To Talliston

Abandoned and alone, thirteen-year-old Joe lives his life hiding in plain sight in an old school bus in the middle of a wooded roundabout. That is until he is led by a mysterious raven to a derelict house that is the gateway to a dark and dangerous  labyrinth of doors and rooms.

 

In this immense no-man’s land, Joe discovers The Stranger's Guide, a book charting this world without time or place, written to protect the last magical places on earth. Learning to travel by the moon, the boy is hunted by sinister forces hell-bent on taking possession of the book, the house and everything in it.

If you have a specific date in mind, please check availability by emailing info@talliston.com before your booking.

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