Visiting Seaton Delaval Hall: What You Need to Know

In line with government guidelines, some indoor spaces at Seaton Delaval Hall are now open. Read on to help you keep safe and get the most from your visit.

Parking and when you arrive:

  • Please follow the one-way system in the car park.
  • If you are a member, please have your membership card ready for scanning at Visitor Welcome.

Staying Safe:

  • To help keep everyone safe, please follow social distancing and government guidance when you visit. Look out for the signs while you're here which will explain any changes to how you can access different parts of the site.
  • If you're showing any symptoms of coronavirus, or if you've been in contact with anyone that has the virus in the last 14 days, please don't visit.

Hand sanitising and face coverings:

You will find a hand sanitising station at the main entrance to use on entering the Hall. Face coverings are not compulsory but we recommend that you wear one in any area on your visit which is enclosed and crowded. 

Track and Trace

Scan the Track and Trace QR code if you can or leave your details with a member of the team when entering the property and the Brewhouse Cafe. We are required to have a different QR code at the Hall to the one that is being used at the Brewhouse Cafe.


  • Brewhouse Cafe now open, serving hot and cold drinks and light snacks.
  • Summerhouse open afternoons on weekends and school holidays (weather dependent) serving soft-scoop ice cream, drinks and snacks.
  • Toilets: New Carriage House toilets now open plus Brewhouse toilets and Delaval Playdium toilets.
  • All gardens open including the Delaval Playdium play area.
  • Please note the West Wing remains closed for ongoing project works.


  • New accessible entrance to the Basement. Please ask at Visitor Welcome for further information.

Upcoming events

Twisted Lectures: A Short History of the Bottleworks

Wed 20 Oct 2021
Join us to explore the story of the historic bottleworks factory, led by local historian, David Thompson. A short film of the bottleworks will follow, scored by live music from a local folk band.

October Half Term

Mon 25 Oct 2021
Join us over October half term when we'll be open all week for autumn adventures.

Halloween at the Hall

Sun 31 Oct 2021
It's that time of year again, Halloween at the hall!

Wreath Making

Thu 02 Dec 2021
Get your Christmas creative juices flowing with our festive wreath making workshops.

Percy the Park Keeper's Winter Wander

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Seaton Delaval Hall on the Percy the Park Keeper's Winter Wander trail.