Heritage Open Day

Join us for a taster of Knightshayes, with free entry for Heritage Open Day. Find out what's special about this gothic house and its acres of garden and parkland- and discover what you're missing.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

With tours of unseen areas and the chance to find out more about the work the National Trust does to care for amazing places like Knightshayes and how you can get involved.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
8 September 2018 10:00 - 17:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01884 254665

Upcoming events

May half-term havoc

Mon 28 May 2018
Get the kids out and about this half term and have a go at our Marvellous May Quest aimed to help kids tick of some of their 50 things to do before they're 11 3/4 and explore some nature.

Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory's story

Mon 28 May 2018
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women's golf in the 1920s and her role in creating the stunning famous garden here.

An audience with Jules Hudson

Thu 14 Jun 2018
Join us in the walled garden for an exclusive book signing with author, archaeologist and television presenter, Jules Hudson.

Father's Day Savoury Tea

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Treat dad to something special this Father's Day, with a savoury tea in the Stables Cafe. Including cheese and chive scones, smoked salmon and cream cheese tortillas, sausage roll and even some cake and some tea or coffee, if there's still room!

British Flowers Week

Mon 18 Jun 2018
One of the last wishes of Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes was that fresh flowers from the garden be brought in weekly- this is something we continue to do over 40 years later.

National Meadows Day

Sat 07 Jul 2018
Get in touch with your inner Poldark as we welcome a professional scyther to Knightshayes in celebration of National Meadow Day.