Victorian Tea Room at Rufford Old Hall

A table inside Rufford's Tea Room

Make the most of your walk in Rufford's beautiful garden and grounds by visiting our Victorian tea room to enjoy a filling lunch, refreshing hot drink or treat yourself to one of our delicious cakes. We're open Friday-Tuesday, 11am-4pm. Limited indoor seating and outdoor seating is available.

What you need to know

We have introduced safety measures including screens at our till and collections points and waymarked routes. Face coverings are recommended in enclosed, crowded spaces so please wear one if the tea room is busy. We’re accepting card or cash payments. We look forward to welcoming you and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

Close-up of a cream tea

What's on the menu?

Treat yourself to hot and cold snacks including sausage rolls, pasties and sandwiches, as well as handmade cakes and bakes, ice cream and a range of your favourite hot and cold drinks. Take a seat inside or outside in the historic surroundings or choose from one of the many picnic benches around the colourful garden to enjoy your purchases.

Explore Rufford's collections

Visiting Rufford Old Hall: what you need to know 

The garden, grounds, house and tea room at Rufford Old Hall are open, Friday-Tuesday. You no longer need to pre-book your visit. We've made a few changes, so please read this article carefully so that you know what to expect before visiting.