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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

Important notice

Monday 15 April - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Stoneywell will be closed today (15/04/24). We will reopen on Friday 19 April. Please check back then for more information.

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 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 view of Stoneywell from the garden, with a footpath in the foreground and the cottage framed by trees and hedges

Group visits to Stoneywell 

We welcome group visits to Stoneywell, where you can explore an Arts and Crafts home and garden – find out how to book and what to expect from your group visit here.

Two visitors exploring the garden in spring at Quarry Bank, Cheshire


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