Arrange a group visit

Download your Groups Guide and start planning your group visit © J Millar

Download your Groups Guide and start planning your group visit

Arranging a group visit? We've got lots of ideas

A successful group day out is all in the planning so we like to make sure that you’ve got all the tools you need to make the most of every visit.

There are gardens for every season, collections for every taste, tours for every interest and great places to enjoy the perfect lunch or afternoon tea. Time to get planning…

Groups Guide 2015

There are over 250 places which will keep your group absorbed, whether it’s for a brief visit or a full day. The new 2015 printed guide features a selection of our top places that we know tick all the boxes for a full day out. Email us if you'd like a copy of this shorter printed guide.

You can download PDFs of the complete groups guides below. They're organised by region for you. Here you’ll find all the facts for all our places that are suitable to receive group visit for a full day out, a short visit or a specialised experience. Take a look through the guide and discover hundreds of fascinating special interest tours on all sorts of incredible subjects. From gardening to ghosts, literature to films and furnishings, these popular tours make an entertaining addition to any group visit. Whatever your group are interested in, you’ll find a tour to suit.

Where Next? newsletter

Our dedicated bi-annual newsletter gives group organisers and coach/tour operators information on what’s happening up and down the country up to seven months ahead, to make advance planning easier. Events, exhibitions, itinerary ideas and what’s new to see all feature in the latest edition.

Free familiarisation visits

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call +44 (0)844 800 2329, or email us.

Groups organisers' pack

To receive a free group organisers' information pack, containing the latest Groups Guide and the Where Next? newsletter please call +44 (0)844 800 2329, or email us.