Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Gunby Hall in Lincolnshire

Important notice -

*Tea-room closed Thurs 19 and Thurs 26 May* We advise pre-booking tickets from the 'book your visit' link further down this page. Tickets guarantee entry to the car park and gardens. The house is closed Thursdays and Fridays and cannot be pre-booked.

A homely country house dated 1700 set in Victorian walled gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

What's on 

Upcoming events

'Just add seasoning' exhibition by Galerie Guillain

Tue 24 May 2022
From 29 April to 26 May take a look in Orchard Gallery for a new exhibition called 'Just add seasoning' by Galerie Guillain.

Yoga at Gunby

Sat 28 May 2022
Join a gentle yoga and meditation class in the Gunby gardens with local teacher of the practices, Emma Mcdonald on multiple upcoming dates. The session will be followed by a guided walk of the gardens and refreshments in the tea-room.

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Thu 02 Jun 2022
From Thursday 2 - Sunday 5 June, join Jubilee celebrations in the Gunby gardens by bringing along a picnic and getting involved with Jubilee-themed activities suitable for the whole family.

'Take 3' exhibition by Lynn Baker, Joanna Pass and Bob Armstrong

Fri 01 Jul 2022
From 1 July to 4 August take a look in Orchard Gallery for a new exhibition called 'Take 3'.

Cinderella - Open Air Theatre

Sat 23 Jul 2022
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for a magical evening of Cinderella with Gunby as its backdrop. Bring a picnic to enjoy with your family and friends. The show starts at 7pm, gates open from 6pm.

'A sense of place' exhibition by Tracey Smith and Rachel Rogers

Fri 02 Sep 2022
Step into Orchard Gallery for 'A Sense of Place', a joint exhibition by two contemporary Lincolnshire based artists, Tracey Smith and Rachel Rogers.
Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Things to see and do

Welcome signs at Gunby Hall and Gardens in Lincolnshire

Visiting Gunby: what you need to know

Due to our overall capacity, we advise that you pre-book your visit to Gunby. Your pre-booked ticket is for your arrival time to the car park and gardens and secures your entry. The house can't be pre-booked. Saturdays to Wednesdays limited timed tickets for the house are allocated on site on the day of your visit from 11am, last admission to house 1.40pm. The house is closed on Thursdays and Fridays. Find out more about what to expect from your visit.

A glimpse of Gunby Hall through the bluebells

Beautiful bluebells

In April and May parts of the Gunby woodland turn blue with the welcome sight of dainty bluebells.

The piano in the Music Room at Gunby Hall

Take a virtual tour of three floors of the house 

With domestic sized rooms filled with furniture and art, you can easily imagine living at Gunby yourself. Chat to the room guides to find out more about Gunby's collection, the Massingberd family and the history of the house.

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Eating and shopping

Tea-room at Gunby Hall in Lincolnshire


Our tea-room is open 7 days a week from 10am to 4pm and serves a yummy range of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, cake, ice-creams and treats.

Gunby's second-hand bookshop

Browse for books

Find your next page-turner in Gunby's well-stocked second-hand bookshop, located on the courtyard in the former 'Joiners' Workshop'. All proceeds help us to look after Gunby for everyone for ever. Donations of good quality books are always welcome.

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens


History of Gunby

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Places to stay

Places to stay

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens


Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Get involved

Volunteer pianist in the music room

Volunteer at Gunby Hall and Gardens

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers that help us run and look after Gunby Hall and Gardens. Take a look at current volunteer opportunities and how to get involved in joining the team.

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Art and collections

Delftware lid being cleaned at Gunby

Conserving the collections at Gunby Hall

Our housekeeping team at Gunby Hall work hard to look after thousands of objects on display and in store. Take a look at how they preserve the collection.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens on the National Trust Collections website