Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Daffodils on the main drive at Speke Hall

Important notice -

All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes and shops are closed from Sunday 22 March to further restrict the spread of coronavirus.

Beyond the black & white is a Tudor house with a Victorian personality

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Things to see and do

Bluebells carpet the woodland to the West of the house at Speke Hall, Merseyside

What's in bloom at Speke Hall? 

While we are closed at the moment, that's no reason not to celebrate the arrival of spring. Find out what's in bloom in the gardens at Speke Hall and take inspiration for your own outdoor space.

A child colouring in

Mini Makers at Speke Hall 

Looking for fun craft activities that the whole family can get stuck into? We're bringing Speke Hall's much-loved Mini Makers event online with plenty of fun activities and ideas for your little ones to enjoy at home.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

History

" A very glorious old house, full of interest in every way."
- Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Visitor entering Speke Hall

Top 10 highlights inside the house 

Over the past five centuries, Speke Hall has become home to plenty of fascinating objects and features. Check out our list of the top 10 things we care for inside this Tudor house with a Victorian personality.

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Eating

Speke Hall's local delicacy, Wet Nelly

Speke's favourite recipes to try at home 

Fancy creating some of our favourite Speke Hall recipes at home? 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

Learning

Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Our work

The billiard table at Speke Hall gets a good polish

Restoring the shine 

Discover how we care for items in Speke Hall, especially our wonderful Gillows billiard table. Some require skill, some experience and some plain elbow grease!

Plants on sale at Speke Hall shop

Getting Greener at Speke Hall 

As a conservation charity, we work hard to care for green spaces and improve the environment. From hairy plant pots to local produce and ground source heat pumps, we've been putting in a lot of effort this year to make us even more environmentally friendly.

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