What to expect on your visit to the House

The House surrounded by green trees on a late summers day

This article provides some information on what to expect on your visit to the House as covid restrictions ease in England. Visiting the House continues to be popular this autumn, please do expect some queuing on the forecourt while we monitor the House capacity for fire and safety reasons. The House is at its busiest from 11am-1pm.

As you explore the House, look out for information boards that will tell you more about the rooms and key features for you to discover. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions too.

We're operating the usual visitor route through the House however the Plunge Bath, Jigger Room and Scullery are closed for conservation work. 

Masks and face coverings

Face coverings and masks are no longer compulsory but we recommend that you wear one in any area on your visit which is enclosed and crowded.

Sanitisation Stations

Sanitisation stations are available on in the House entrance hall. 

Cloakrooms and buggy storage

At this time, there are no facilities at the House for storing backpacks and large bags, buggies, baby carriers or personal items.  Please leave large items in your vehicle. Please remove back packs for carrying on your front or by your side as you explore the House. We are unable to offer baby slings at this time.

Wheelchair access

The House is wheelchair accessible on the ground floor only. Virtual tours are available to watch via a tablet, please ask the House team on arrival.

The team look forward to welcoming you soon.