Facilities & access


  • Shop stocking wide range of interesting gifts and souvenirs
  • Courtyard cafe serving sandwiches, soup, hot and cold drinks
  • Ice cream bike around the grounds in summer
  • Weekend barbecue in the garden, weather permitting
  • Parking, £3.00 for non-members
  • Suitable for school groups
  • Cycling - permitted in the park

Family & children

  • Children's play area and quiz/trail
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities in ladies toilets and next to disabled toilet in the house
  • Family activity packs
  • Four pushchairs available for use in the house


  • Separate mobility parking, half mile / 500 metres. Drop-off point
  • Electric buggy runs between car park and visitor reception upon request
  • Adapted toilets on ground floor of house and in car park
  • Grounds - partly accessible. Map of accessible route
  • Two single-seater PMVs, booking essential
  • Building - level entrance. Stairs to other floors, lift available. Function Suite: level entrance
  • Three wheelchairs for use outside and inside the house, booking essential
  • Dogs on leads welcome in the park and there is a dog walking area close to the car park. Working dogs only in the gardens
  • Lift is small and wheelchair users/electric PMV users may have to transfer to one of our smaller units to see the state rooms