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Behind the scenes tour of the stableyard at Nostell

Take a sneak peak behind closed doors in the stables of some of our spaces not open to visitors, with volunteer expert Jim.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Take a sneak peak behind closed doors with Jim, our volunteer expert on Nostell's stables and their history. The tour lasts around 1 hour, and is a must see for those who've always wondered what the stables were like at Nostell.


The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 Please book online.


Suitable for children upwards of 5 years old.

Meeting point

Please meet Jim outside of Visitor Welcome in the stableyard for your tour of the stables.

What to bring and wear



Please be aware that access to the riding school portion of the tour, the entrance to the area has one step up. Please let Jim, or the Visitor Welcome team know that you need ramp access, and we will arrange that for you.


Whilst booking is advisable, if you wish to join the tour on the day, it will be on a first come first served basis.

Contact info

Nostell Business Support

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