Facilities & access


  • Tea-room serving light lunches and homemade cakes
  • Shop for gifts and plants
  • Second-hand bookshop
  • Free parking, 50 yards
  • Toilet
  • Dogs welcome on leads in the garden and grounds
  • Tours from 11.15am on most visitor open days. No tours on Bank Holiday Mondays and other occasional busy days
  • Groups welcome - advance booking required for groups of 15+ people
  • No on-site coach parking (assigned drop-off place only)

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Baby back-carriers admitted
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • A fun new children's quiz trail
  • Exciting new tracker packs for families to explore the house and garden


  • Separate mobility parking, 10 yards
  • One adapted unisex toilet
  • Level entrance to building. Alternative accessible entrance, by route from reception avoiding steps. One wheelchair. Ground floor has narrow doorways. Many stairs with handrail to other floors
  • Braille guide
  • Sensory experience
  • Large print guide
  • Drop-off point
  • Partly accessible grounds, grass and hard gravel paths, slopes