Facilities & access


  • Tea-room in the thatched 17th-century barn
  • Gift shop in the Old Banking Wing, second-hand bookshop and plant sales
  • Parking at Chapel Road, 250 yards. Free (not National Trust)
  • Toilet
  • Tours available, please contact us before you visit
  • Groups welcome, please contact us before you visit
  • Photography is allowed in the house but no flash please
  • Assistance dogs only please

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Handling collection, including 'Cabinet of Curiosities'


  • Adapted toilet at tea-room
  • Five steps to entrance of the house. One wheelchair, booking essential. Ground floor has steps
  • Sensory experience
  • Virtual tour
  • Induction loop
  • Loose gravel paths around grounds. Map of accessible route. One single-seater PMV, booking essential
  • Blue Badge disabled parking on double yellow lines outside the property
An assistance dog wearing a harness © NTPL/National Trust Images/David Levenson

An assistance dog wearing a harness

Assistance dogs only - our Head Gardener explains

Find out why we only allow assistance dogs into our property, from our Head Gardener, Allison Napier