Facilities & access


  • Enjoy organic kitchen garden produce grown on site in the café (Produce also for sale in kitchen garden)
  • Exceptionally well-stocked plant centre
  • Gift shop, with unique range of chutneys, jams and honey, along with other locally produced gifts
  • Free parking
  • Dogs welcome on leads in woodland and park. Assistance dogs only in kitchen or formal gardens
  • Licensed café serving hot lunchs and snacks
  • Conservatory tea-room down by the house, serving hot drinks and cake

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities in both male and female toilets
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers welcome
  • Children’s play area by the kitchen garden
  • Safari and spotter trails in the house
  • Kids lunch boxes in café and highchairs available for use
  • Seasonal outdoor trails in the gardens
  • '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' leaflets and scrapbooks available from reception
  • Holiday trails and seasonal activities


  • Designated mobility parking, 20 yards from visitor reception
  • Accessible toilets at stables and house entrance
  • Stable block: Cobbles in reception and stables courtyard. Uneven floor in café and shop
  • House - ramped entrance. Three wheelchairs available. Ground floor accessible. Stairs to other floors
  • Formal and Woodland Garden: Partly accessible, with hard surfaced step-free path around much of it. Please be aware of slopes, gravel paths and steps down to the terraces
  • Kitchen garden: Set on a hill side with stepped access to rear terraces
  • Parkland and woodland: Some surfaced paths, though steep and un-even in places, and slippery when wet
  • Buggy service shuttling between stables and house throughout the day