Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Important notice -

The gardens, grounds, play areas and restaurant at Speke Hall are open (the house will open on 19 May). On weekdays you don’t need to pre-book your visit. At busier times, like weekends and school holidays, booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

A green oasis with a rare Tudor house at its heart, surrounded by beautiful gardens, woodland and glorious views over the River Mersey.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The garden, grounds, play areas and restaurant at Speke Hall are open. The house will reopen from Wednesday 19 May. To avoid disappointment please book your tickets in advance, especially at busier times like weekends and bank holidays. Members book for free, while non-members need to pay when booking.

For local Neighbours Pass holders, bookings will need to be made by email – see below for more information.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Things to see and do

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Eating

Enjoy a takeaway treat in our outdoor seating area

Grab a drink or bite to eat at Home Farm 

Home Farm restaurant is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10.30am-4.30pm, serving a delicious menu of hot food, sandwiches, soups, cakes and bakes and ice cream as well as a range of hot and cold drinks. Outdoor seating is available in the courtyard. Limited indoor seating will be available from 19 May.

We've introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collections points and waymarked routes. We look forward to welcoming you.

Speke Hall's local delicacy, Wet Nelly

Traditional Speke Hall recipes to try at home 

You can tuck into delicious dishes at Speke Hall all year round but if you want to recreate them at home, here are some of our favourite recipes. From sweet treats like Wet Nelly and Liverpool Tart to warming main meals like Scouse and Pan Haggerty, there's plenty to keep you busy in the kitchen.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

History

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Our work

Hands at work

Colonial Countryside project 

Speke is collaborating with a team of historians, including Dr Corinne Fowler at the University of Leicester, on Colonial Countryside. This child-led writing and history project explores African, Caribbean and Indian connections at 11 of our places.

A bee resting on an allium at Speke Hall

Caring for nature and wildlife at Speke Hall 

Speke Hall is home to a whole world of precious flora and fauna. Discover how we're helping nature at this special place and learn how you can help nature yourself at home.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Art and collections

Our collections

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