Facilities & access


  • Tea-room - serving delicious cream teas
  • Visitor centre - retail and refreshment area
  • Enjoy a picnic in the garden
  • Select a book in our 'Well Read' bookshop
  • Parking, 50 yards
  • Suitable for school groups

Family & children

  • Hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Children's quiz/trail
  • Family days at Easter, teddy bears' picnic and 'Clueso for Kids'


  • Two drop-off points, one at rear of house and another at the side of Costume Museum, ramp available
  • Adapted toilet in laundry garden near house
  • Induction loop
  • Four steps to entrance of building. Alternative accessible entrance, at rear. One wheelchair. Ground floor accessible. Stairs to other floors