Summer holidays at Speke Hall
This summer, there's plenty to see and do at Speke Hall. Have a nature adventure in the colourful gardens and estate, discover stories in the house or enjoy treats in the restaurant.
This summer, the gardens and grounds are open every day, 10.30am-5pm, for you to enjoy relaxing walks or family adventures in nature. The house is open Wednesday-Sunday, 12.30pm-5pm (last entry at 4.15pm).
You no longer need to book to visit Speke Hall. Entry is free for National Trust members and under 5s, admission fees apply to non-members. For everything you need to know before visiting, click here.
The Morris Mile
Nature inspired William Morris to create his famous wallpaper designs, some of which you'll find inside Speke Hall. Let nature inspire you by following the Morris Mile, a mile-long trail through the gardens and grounds. Complete the walk and reward yourself with a treat in the restaurant, before setting off to explore more of the estate.
What families need to know
- You'll find toilets and baby-changing facilities at Home Farm and in the Dairy Courtyard next to the house.
- Home Farm restaurant offers tasty kids lunchboxes containing sandwiches, fruit, a treat and juice or water. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.
- You're welcome to bring a picnic. There's plenty of picnic tables, benches and spots to lay out a blanket. Please use the bins provided when you're finished.
- Balance bikes and small bikes with stabilisers are allowed, but please don't bring large wheeled bikes. The paths around the gardens and grounds are too narrow.
- Dogs are not allowed in the play areas, maze or Childe of Hale trail (except for assistance dogs).
- Buggies cannot be taken inside the house. You can leave them in the central courtyard in our designated buggy area, but please be aware this at your own risk.