Group visits to Nostell
There's a rich variety of things to see and do for groups of all ages at Nostell, from exploring lakes and woodlands to discovering the working kitchen garden, historic stables courtyard and grand treasure house. Here’s everything you need to know about planning a group visit to Nostell.
Book in advance
We're delighted to be taking advance group bookings, and this is the best way to guarantee entry for your group.
What facilities are available for groups?
- The house and stable block are 630 metres away from the coach drop off point, but a buggy service is available.
- The grounds are reasonably flat and mostly accessible by wheelchair and mobility scooter. A map of mobility scooter routes is available on request.
- There are lockers for bags and an area for pushchair parking on the ground floor in the house.
- Changing places and adapted toilets are available in the Stables Courtyard. Adapted toilets are also available in the house.
Who is eligible for free entry?
National Trust members receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.
Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Join us page or call 0844 800 1895.
Free familiarisation visits for group leaders
If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 800 2329 or email us at NTTravelTrade@capita.co.uk.
Who is eligible for free entry?
Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.
Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.
How to book a group visit
You can also email us if you have any questions about group bookings - we'll be happy to help.
School visits to Nostell
We welcome school visits for outdoor learning on a self-led basis.
Schools can benefit from an Educational Group Membership, which is an annual membership giving free access to the whole school group at National Trust places.
Explore one of the great treasure houses in the North of England, also home to one of the few remaining doll's houses from the 18th century.
Discover edible delights in the kitchen garden, unwind beside the orangery or escape to the menagerie garden before exploring the winding paths of the pleasure grounds.
Follow the paths and tracks at Nostell to discover ancient woodland, an abundance of wildlife and rolling views across this enchanting Yorkshire landscape.
Visit the Courtyard Café with its range of seasonal treats, then head to the National Trust shop, where there’s a range of products inspired by the places we care for.
If you’re planning educational group visits to National Trust places, then you could benefit from education group membership, giving you free admission for a year.
If you're travelling to the UK from overseas this year, buy a National Trust Touring Pass for entry to more than 300 places in our care. With 7-day and 14-day options available, the pass can be tailored to fit your trip. Discover where you can visit with the Touring Pass and how to buy yours.
Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.