Visiting Erddig: what you need to know

Wildflowers growing in Erddig's car park

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Erddig. In this article you’ll find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Important information 

In line with Welsh Government regulations, we have reintroduced measures to ensure that your visit to the places that we care for across Wales is as safe as possible. The safety of our staff, volunteers, visitors and local communities remains our priority. We will continue to follow the latest Welsh Government regulations and should they change will act accordingly. Changes to government restrictions may affect your visit, so please check the relevant individual property webpage for the latest information when planning your visit.

Arrival and parking

  • Please park in the main car park and follow signs to the Ticket Office. If you’re a member or volunteer, you’ll also need to show your membership or volunteer card
  • Please note: we currently have no overflow parking and can get busy at times especially during school holidays and bank holiday weekends. However we do have parking at Felin Puleston and Sontley Road Car Parks for anyone wishing to walk on the estate
  • We have designated blue badge holder parking close to Visitor Reception. Please ask a member of staff on arrival
  • Campervans that are used for transport are welcome but are not permitted to stay overnight. At this time we’re unable to welcome caravans and coaches
  • There is no limit to the amount of time you can spend at Erddig during your visit  

Staying safe

The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our priority. Please follow the latest Welsh Government regulations and guidance when visiting.

From the 26th of December this includes maintaining a 2-meter social distance, wearing your face covering indoors, and complying with the rule of 6. 

What's open?

  • The parkland and estate is open and free to access with a number of walks to enjoy.
  • The garden, toilets, shop and pre-loved book shop are open. Our Tea Parlour is also open for take away only from 26 December due to Welsh Government regulations.
  • The Servants' Rooms in the house are open from 11am - 2.30pm everyday. During the holiday period, they will be closed from 25 December to 30 December and will be open starting 31 December through 5 January 2022.
  • The whole property will be closed Christmas day and Boxing day 2021.

Bringing a dog?

  • Dogs on leads are welcome across our 1200 acre parkland and in the property through to the Midden Yard where they can stop to rest their paws. However, please note that dogs are not allowed into the Grade I listed garden, the restaurant or the Stable Yard.
  • We welcome registered assistance dogs across the property including the garden and Stable Yard.
  • Erddig has 1200 acres of parkland which dogs are welcome to explore. This includes an off lead zone for dogs around Felin Puleston – please follow the signs.

Accessibility

  • Garden routes are gravel paths with wheelchair / pushchair friendly options
  • There are some one way points which you may need to go against the flow for easy access - check with staff on arrival and they will be able to ensure assistance is provided
  • If you have any concerns during your visit please just ask a member of staff

Upcoming events

Erddig beginner photography group

Sun 06 Feb 2022
11:00-12:00
Back by popular demand, our volunteer photographers will be helping you to get the most out of your digital hobby in 2022.

Marshmallow toasting

Sun 20 Feb 2022
11:30-15:00
It may be cold outside, but come and keep warm around our open fire for some marshmallow toasting this February.

Storytelling with Jake Evans

Mon 21 Feb 2022
11:30-14:30
Are you ready to come with us on a storytelling adventure?