Explore a much-loved home, garden and estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants.
In 1682, Joshua Edisbury was appointed High Sheriff of Denbighshire; it was to be the making of Erddig, and the unmaking of Edisbury.
Erddig's bells which hang outside the Servants Hall would have rung all day to call the servants to more work. Discover more about life below stairs.
Discover the statistics of life below stairs.
The stories of Erddig’s servants are as fascinating, if not more so, than those of the Yorkes themselves. Here we explore what prompted the extraordinary tradition of honouring servants.
Famous as the benefactor and namesake of a top ivy-league American university, discover Elihu Yale's connection with Erddig.
Staff numbers were dwindling and cook-turned-housekeeper, Ellen Penketh’s duties were expanded to include keeping the household accounts. Discover Ellen's story.
Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Erddig on the National Trust Collections website