Visiting Croome: What you need to know

Family walking in the woodland

The Parkland, Croome Court, RAF Museum, Church, Canteen, Shop and Play Areas are open at Croome. 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 must be on a lead at all times and stick to the designated dog areas.

Planning your visit: 

  • You no longer need to pre-book a ticket to visit Croome. At peak times, particularly at weekends, our car park may reach its full capacity. This will mean that we cannot accept any more visitors on to the site. Please consider visiting on a weekday to avoid disappointment.  
  • Entry and parking is free for members, but please bring your membership card with you. Non-members will need to pay on arrival. 

Parking and arrival:

  • On arrival, please park and head towards the visitor centre to our reception. A member of the team will greet you. 
  • There are designated blue badge spaces available close by the Visitor Centre in the car park.  
  • The car park gates will be locked at 5.30pm. 
  • Camper vans and motor homes that are used for transport are welcome but are not permitted to stay overnight. Please park in the designated large vehicle area.


Facilities:

  • Our Parkland, Court, Church, RAF Museum, Play Areas, Canteen, Shop and Outdoor Toilets are open.  
  • Please check the opening days and times page before your visit.  
Pick up your takeaway drink and snacks
Person holding tray with six recyclable paper cups
Pick up your takeaway drink and snacks

Eating and drinking: 

  • The cafe is open 10am-5pm daily, serving barista style coffees, a selection of teas and cakes and bakes throughout the day.
  • Sandwiches and light lunches are served from 12noon to 3pm including jacket potatoes, pasties, and sausage rolls (subject to availability).  
  • Our indoor seating area is open.  
  • Outdoor seating and parkland benches also available.
Love bees? Take a look at our bee-inspired range to find homeware, food, gifts and more.
Selection of bee-inspired gifts including cushion, honey and felt toys
Love bees? Take a look at our bee-inspired range to find homeware, food, gifts and more.

Shopping: 

  • The Shop is open every day from 10am-5pm.  
  • We have created a separate entrance and exit with a one-way system, so that it’s easier to keep a safe distance from other customers. 

It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Croome for everyone, for ever

Croome Court: 

  • The ground floor of the house is open everyday 11am-4pm.  

RAF Museum: 

  • The museum is open every day from 11am-4pm.    

The Church 

  • The Church will be open everyday from 10am-5.30pm 

Play Areas 

  • Both our RAF themed play park and natural play area are now open,  
  • Visitors are responsible for monitoring a safe number of children using the park at one time. 

Accessibility:

  • Designated blue badge parking in the main car park
  • The shuttle service is available from the RAF visitor Centre to the house everyday 11am-4pm. 
  • The Personal Mobility Vehicle or manual wheelchairs (subject to availability) can be hired by emailing Croome@nationaltrust.org.uk or calling the office on 01905 371006 no later than 3 pm the day before the visit. The hire of these vehcles are free but we do ask for a donation of £5.
  • There are two slots that can be booked each day either 10am-12.30pm or 1pm -3.30pm
  • Benches are located around the site for visitors to rest as they walk.
Walking with your dog at Croome
Croome dog walking
Walking with your dog at Croome

Visiting with your dog:

  • Dogs on leads are welcome in the parkland. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the property.
  • Please use the dog bins for dog waste and the Visitor Centre bins for normal waste if you cannot take it home with you.