Speke Hall, Garden and Estate

Colourful rhododendrons in bloom on the North Lawn, with the Tudor mansion at Speke Hall in the distance

Important notice -

The gardens, grounds, house (Wednesday-Sunday only) and restaurant at Speke Hall are open. You don't need to pre-book your visit on weekdays, but booking is recommended at weekends. Please note we can't guarantee entry to the house on busy days.

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 every day. The ground floor of the house is open Wednesday-Sunday, however queues are likely on busy days and we can't guarantee entry.

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 and shopping

Visitors enjoying a cup of tea in Speke Hall's restaurant

Grab a drink or bite to eat at Home Farm 

Home Farm restaurant is open every day, 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. Limited indoor seating and outdoor seating is available.

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

chalk board bookshop sign

Second-hand bookshop at Speke Hall  

Tucked away in the historic buildings at Home Farm, Speke Hall's second-hand bookshop is due to open in summer 2021. You'll be able to pop in and discover a treasure trove of stories of every genre. In the meantime, we need your help in bringing the bookshop to life.

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

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.

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