What to expect from your visit to Baddesley Clinton

Ducks love Baddesley

The house, gardens and grounds at Baddesley are open every day of the week. In this article you’ll find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit. Please remember that dogs on leads are welcome in the car park and on public footpaths across the estate; they are not allowed past the entrance which includes the house, gardens, restaurant and toilets.

Parking and arrival

Please have your membership card close to hand as you arrive. Our friendly team in Visitor Reception will welcome you onto site and answer any questions you may have. There are designated Blue Badge spaces available if required. If you need to pay for a ticket or purchase membership, you can do so at reception. 

Click here for our map.


The doors to the house here at Baddesley are open and we can’t wait to share our intriguing history and beautiful collection with you. Collect a timed ticket from reception. Last entrance is 4.30pm. 

The Gardens

Our beautiful gardens are full of interest all year round. Make sure to visit the vegetable garden where, particularly in the summer, you can find our cut-flower borders where we grow most of the flowers which are used to decorate the house. 

If you’re feeling particularly energetic, you could take a stroll round the rest of our acres of parkland. You can find maps of several longer walks by clicking here

Beautiful Roses in the gardens at Baddesley
Roses at Baddesley Clinton
Beautiful Roses in the gardens at Baddesley

Food and Beverage

Our restaurant is open serving a range of food and drink to consume either indoors or outdoors – if the weather’s nice! 

Baddesley date cake

Eating at Baddesley  

Our restaurant is open and serving a range of hot and cold food and drink.

Shopping at Baddesley

The shop here at Baddesley is located in the barnyard and is now open everyday (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) from 9am-5pm.

The Bookshop

Our bookshop is open in the old stables (between the barnyard and the house) for you to browse. From old classics to cookery and children's books to biographies, there's something for everyone.


The gardens have some gravel paths and the lakeside walk, woodland and vegetable garden are now surfaced with self-binding gravel which is suitable for wheelchairs but can be uneven in places.

Find our full access statement here.

Toilets - including disabled access and baby change facilities are available in the barnyard.


Dogs on leads welcome in the car park and on public footpaths across the estate. Please note many of our walks are dog friendly, however please note only assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens, house, restaurant and toilets.