Our open season is from 29th March to the end of September
Thursday 27th September is our last open day of the season.
The Castle is open on the same days as the Park and Gardens.
PARK & GARDENS open 10.30am to 6.00pm.
April & May : Sundays, Thursdays and Bank Holiday Mondays
June – September : Sunday to Thursday inclusive
Last admission to park 5.00pm.
CASTLE opens 12noon on the same days as the park.
Last admission to Castle 3.00pm.
GUIDED TOURS obligatory on weekdays (tour duration is around one hour). Tours depart every half hour, starting at 12 noon and places are limited. Please collect a timed ticket from the GIFT SHOP before going to the Castle. (During April & May tours will be on the hour 12-3 inclusive)
SELF GUIDED on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays
The site is closed on Fridays and Saturdays
ADDITIONAL OCTOBER OPENING TIMES for 2017
The gardens, castle, playground and lakeside walk will be open from 21-29 October INCLUSIVE. Grounds open 11.00-5.00, castle guided tours at 1.00, 2.00 & 3.00pm. Tearoom and Gift Shop also open.
Oct 21-29 – Free admission to park and gardens – £5 castle admission charge. Season ticket holders are asked to bring their tickets for scanning.
We will be open on Friday and Saturdays during this period.
There will be no access to the park beyond the lake on 21, 24 & 28th October.
Park & Gardens ticket
Adult £7 Concession £6 Child (5-18 years) £3 Family (2+3) £17
Castle, Park & Gardens ticket
Adult £13 Concession £12 Child (5-18 years) £5.50 Family (2+3) £31.50
Adult – £23 Family (2+3) – £53 Child – £7
A Season ticket gives access to the Park and Gardens on standard open days and one visit to the Castle. Purchase online at home or online at the gift shop. See the special section on our home page for full terms and conditions.
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Shop & Tea Room
The Georgian Coach House has been converted into a comfortable licensed tearoom, with seating for 54. In good weather patrons can also sit outside on benches. Lunches are served between 12 and 2.30pm.
Afternoon tea, with homemade cakes, is still an essential part of historic house visiting and the tearoom serves these until 5.00pm to allow visitors to indulge in this tradition. A range of hot and cold drinks are available from 11am to 5pm.
Menu 2017 Prices
Home made Soup served with bread £4.55
Jacket Potato (inc butter & salad garnish) £5.95
extra filling for jacket potato £0.80
Selection of freshly made sandwiches & Baguettes from £4.50
Lunchtime specials (See the daily blackboards)
Selection of homemade cakes
Smaller portions available on request
A range of hot and cold drinks is also available. Ice cream can be purchased at the shop.