22 Mar-5 Nov 2017
22 Mar-29 Oct 2017
You can pre-book or buy tickets on arrival, booking recommended for house visits for all visitors including National Trust members.
Last chance to see
Wed-Fri, until 20 Oct
Make everyday special and enjoy a weekday treat from us. Pre-book Afternoon Tea in the historic Manor Restaurant (Wed-Fri) and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Cheers!
The elephant automaton was one of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s most admired treasures. It was mentioned in a local newspaper report of 1889 describing the visit of the Shah of Persia, who asked to see the mechanism perform again and again.