Plan your day at Kedleston Hall

an exterior shot of the kedleston in the sunshine

Find out what to expect from your visit to Kedleston and plan a great day out this season.

What’s open? 

  • The parkland, garden and toilets are open daily from 9am - 5pm (last entry is 4.30pm.)
  • The restaurant is open daily from 10am - 4.30pm. Takeaway food and drinks and outdoor seating are available.
  • The Hall (first floor) is open every day excluding Wednesday from 11am - 4pm (last entry 3.30pm.) The museum remains closed.
  • The shop is open open every day excluding Wednesday from 10am - 4pm. 

How to visit

The gates are open from 9am every day, so you can arrive at any time (without booking.) Please be aware that our quieter times are weekday afternoons and that the whole site closes at 5pm. Entry is free for members, but please bring all membership cards with you. Non-members are required to pay an admission fee (please check prices for full details.)

Discover the Hall 

The Hall is now open 6 days a week (excluding Wednesday.) Please be aware the Museum remains closed. The exquisitely handcrafted Peacock Dress is now 'resting' and undergoing essential conservation to ensure it will be around for future generations to see. 

Find out which parts of the house you can access and learn more about its history.  

one of kedleston's restored mermaid sofas

The Hall at Kedleston

Discover the highlights of the Hall in this article.

Exploring the park and garden

There are over 800 acres of outdoor space for you to explore at Kedleston, with plenty of views to enjoy. We recommend you download a copy here showing the 4 suggested walk routes or take a picture of the map on site on arrival. 

Please note, the walk routes in the leaflet are not fully accessible and include slopes, steps, a footbridge and livestock gates. There is easy and level access to the garden through the double gates near the visitor reception building. Cycling is not permitted within the parkland or the walk routes. You are welcome to travel to Kedleston by bicycle, there is designated cycle parking in the main visitor car park.

Please refer to the updated access statement available on the website for full details of access around the site.

The restored hermitage at Kedleston

Walking in the park at Kedleston Hall

Explore one of four marked walks around the park at Kedleston Hall and find summer wildlife to spot.