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Leicestershire & Northamptonshire


The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts and Crafts

Whitcrofts Lane, Ulverscroft, Leicestershire, LE67 9QE

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A view of the cottage at Stoneywell on a sunny day with red flowers blooming in the foreground and blue skies above

Planning your visit

Exterior view of Stoneywell, Leicestershire. Stoneywell was built as a summer home by Arts and Crafts architect-designer Ernest Gimson for his brother Sidney.

Booking your visit to Stoneywell 

Stoneywell is open to visitors between Friday and Monday until 3 November and must be booked in advance. If you're planning a visit to Stoneywell, read this article to find out everything you need to know.

A display of autumnal gourds and flowers on a windowsill inside the cottage at Stoneywell, with a tiny staircase built into the cottage wall to the left.

Accessibility at Stoneywell 

Zigzagging from its rocky outcrop, the cottage and garden we care for at Stoneywell present challenges in making this Arts and Crafts place accessible for everyone. Find out more about accessibility at Stoneywell as you plan your next visit.

A view of the north end of the cottage at Stoneywell, with the garden sloping upward to the right of the image and sunshine falling over the cottage.

Volunteer opportunities at Stoneywell 

Volunteers are what make Stoneywell tick. From welcoming visitors to telling stories, driving the bus to pulling weeds, harvesting veg to taking photos - find out more about how you can join the team and play your part.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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