Visitors walking around the grounds

Your visit

Opening times

The house and grounds are open each week Wednesday to Sunday. Check our online booking calendar before visiting as opening times vary. Entry to the house by timed tickets, advance booking essential for all visitors at Christmas, and during busy bank holidays and school holidays.

Grounds Christmas opening 2017


Gardens, Aviary, Wine Cellars, Powerhouse, Stables Café, Manor shops and Christmas shops

11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, 11 Nov – 2 Jan 2018 (includes Tue 2 Jan)

Note: Closed 24, 25 & 26 Dec

House Christmas opening 2017

east gallery decorated at christmas

11 Nov – 2 Jan 2018 rooms in the East Wing and Bachelors’ Wing are decorated for Christmas

11.30am-6pm, Wed-Sun
Last entry is at 5.30pm

Note: Closed 24, 25 & 26 Dec

(Main rooms are ‘put to bed’ for conservation 30 Oct – Mar 2018)

Bank holidays & extra days

We’re open on the following extra days and bank holidays:
11am-6pm, Tue 2 Jan 2018
10am-5pm, Good Fri 30 Mar 2018
10am-5pm, Easter Mon 2 Apr 2018
10am-5pm, Mon 7 May 2018
10am-5pm, Mon 28 May 2018
10am-5pm, Mon 27 Aug 2018

Celebrate Museum Store Sunday - 10% off full priced products until 12pm on Thurs 30 Nov - Use code MUSEUM10