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Notice: Unfortunately the Mansion Tea Room will be closed Wednesday 30th September until Friday 2nd October. Both Lady Berwick's (1pm-5pm, last seating at 4pm) and the Carriage House Café (9-5.30) will still be open for you to enjoy. Over the weekend of 3rd and 4th October, the Greedy Pig will be closed but all other catering outlets will be open during their normal opening times. We apologise for any inconveniences.

An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect

Built for the first Lord Berwick in 1785, Attingham Hall and its beautiful parkland were owned by one family for more than 160 years. As their fortunes rose and fell they proved themselves to be spenders, savers and saviours - providing a fascinating story of love and neglect whose mark still stands in Attingham’s rooms today.

Discover the traces of the family story throughout the mansion, from the flashy but flawed Picture Gallery roof that contributed to the bankruptcy of the second Lord Berwick, to the prized paintings of the cattle that the fifth Lord loved.  

Attingham’s saviours, the eighth Lord and Lady, began restoration work that lives on in the Attingham Re-Discovered project. This project aims to bring the mansion back to life, and in 2015, visitors can see our conservation work in action in the Picture Gallery, as we conserve and restore the lower levels of this unique space prior to the reinstallation of paintings in 2016.

Don’t miss:

•    Admire the contrasting rooms in the “masculine” and “feminine” sides of the mansion

•    Discover the tranquil space of the Walled Garden – and bring some produce home with you from our shop

•    Step behind the scenes and take a look at our Through the Roof exhibition

•    Walk through our woodlands and deer park to see what wildlife you can spot

•    Bring the family to run off steam in our natural play field – why not borrow some sports equipment on your   visit and play table tennis?

Through the Roof - the story continues

 We're now two years into our Through the Roof Project to replace the secondary glazed roof over the Picture Gallery. This secondary roof protects the grade 1 listed glass and cast iron roof above the Picture Gallery designed by John Nash. In our latest film you can find out how we built the new roof and what we've done to conserved and restore the Nash roof and interior of the Picture Gallery. 


Plan your visit

Behind the scenes

Inside and out, we'll keep you up to date on our work with our blogs:

Virtual visits

Fancy a peek at our top sights before your visit?

  • Our Youtube channel has plenty of ideas for your day - and behind the scenes updates.
  • Visit our Flickr group to see what other visitors enjoyed spotting.


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