Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

A tree full of red autumn leaves at Speke Hall

Important notice -

You no longer need to pre-book your visit. The gardens, grounds, restaurant & play areas are open every day and the house is open Wednesday-Sunday. As we continue to reopen the house, we may close the first floor for staffing or conservation reasons.

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

Upcoming events

Drop-in spring bulb planting

Thu 23 Sep 2021
12:00-15:00
We want to plant 50,000 spring bulbs in Speke's gardens this autumn. Can you help us? Pop by the South Lawn as part of your visit to have a go at planting as many bulbs as you'd like.

October half term at Speke Hall

Sat 23 Oct 2021
10:30-17:00
Join Henry the Hedgehog on a fun trail through the autumnal gardens to help him search for the perfect place to hibernate.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Speke Hall (4 Dec - 2 Jan)

Sun 02 Jan 2022
10:30-16:00
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Speke Hall with Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.
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Things to see and do

Visitors looking up at the eavesdropper in Speke Hall's courtyard

Step inside the house 

You can now explore the house between Wednesday-Sunday, 12.30pm-5pm (last entry at 4.15pm). Step into the Tudor mansion to discover five centuries of stories and see how its past residents lived. Queues to enter are likely on busy days and some rooms or the first floor may be closed at short notice. Please read this article carefully so you know what to expect from your visit.

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Eating and shopping

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History

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Our work

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Get involved

Tudor ladies in the courtyard at Speke Hall

Volunteer at Speke Hall 

There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer at Speke Hall, from bringing the story of this special place to life as a room guide to getting your hands dirty with the garden team.

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Groups

A group of visitors being led by a tour guide in a Tudor costume across the South Lawn, surrounded by trees with the black and white Stable Tea Room in the distance.

Group visits to Speke Hall  

We love to welcome groups to Speke Hall but do ask that you book your visit in advance. Read on to find out the benefits of coming along with your friends in tow, and discover all the details to help you plan your day.

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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