Important notice -

Everything is open with the exception of the house. The cafe is serving takeaway drinks and snacks. You'll need to book your visit in advance and will be turned away if you haven’t booked. Check What’s On to book and for opening times.

Discover Knightshayes - a great post-war garden, 19th-century parkland and grand Gothic Revival architecture by Victorian visionary William Burges.


What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The shop, plant centre, car park, formal and woodland gardens, parkland, Kitchen Garden, Douglas Fir Walk and Impey Woods at Knightshayes are now open. The cafe is also open 10am-4pm serving a limited range of takeaway drinks and light snacks. You'll need to book tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Knightshayes (6 July - 12 July)

Sun 12 Jul 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Knightshayes.

Timed entry to Knightshayes (13 July - 19 July)

Mon 13 Jul 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Knightshayes.

Things to see and do

A Christmas fair

Christmas gift, craft and food fair - Stall holder booking applications now open 

Knightshayes' popular Christmas fair will be returning this November and we're now inviting booking applications from local businesses. So if you make the most delicious food, beautiful crafts or something else unique then get in touch.


Eating and shopping

Child drinking tea

Eating and drinking at Knightshayes 

The café is open, serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks so stop by and see if we can tempt you.

Prepare your summer garden with our gardening tools and accessories

Stop off at the shop and plant centre

The shop and plant centre are open 11am - 4pm. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Knightshayes for everyone, for ever.



View of Knightshayes house at dusk from the south gardens

A rich and varied history 

Discover more about this stunning Victorian manor house and delve into over 200 years of history.


Join or give

The setting sun casts a lights over meadow flowers

We need your support 

For 125 years, people like you have helped us protect some of the UK's best-loved places. Everyone needs nature, beauty and green spaces now more than ever. But our income has dropped sharply due to the coronavirus crisis, and our essential conservation work is at risk. Please give what you can to help us look after these places, so people and nature can thrive.

Visitors in the garden at a National Trust place

Experience more with National Trust membership 

As we gradually and safely open more of the places we care for, there’ll be more opportunities to explore gardens and parklands near you. If you’re a member, you can access all these places free, together with most National Trust car parks. It’s so important for everyone to have fresh air, birdsong, big skies and open spaces to enjoy. Your membership will go towards looking after all of this for generations to come.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Knightshayes on the National Trust Collections website