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House Opening

Melbourne Hall is open every afternoon during August, (except for the first three Mondays).
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays by Guided Tour only.

Pre booked group tours are at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30

For all the other guided tours; The Hall opens at 2.00pm and guided tours leave from the front entrance every half hour from 2.15pm - 4.15pm

On Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays visits are not guided however staff are available to answer any queries. The Hall opens at 2.00pm – last entry 4.15pm.

Upstairs rooms available for viewing by prior appointment only.

Whenever the Hall is open during August the Garden is open 1.30pm - 5.30pm

Garden Visits

The Gardens are open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays during the months of April to September inclusive. Visiting times: open at 1:30 and close at 5:30pm. The Garden opening days are extended during August and will be open on the days that the Hall is open.

Group Bookings

For Group bookings please call 01332 862502 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for prior arrangement with the Administrator.

Ticket Prices

Entrance to the Visitor Centre is free, but there is an admission charge to the Hall and the Garden:

Hall & Gardens (August): Adults £7.00 - OAPs £6.00 - Children (5-15 yrs) £5.00

Hall (August): Adults £5.00 - OAPs £4.00 Children (5-15 yrs) £3.50
Gardens: Adults £5.00 - OAPs £4.00 - Children (5-15 yrs) £4.00

Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre and Tea Rooms open various times throughout the year. For more information about the Visitor Centre please call 01332 862502 and about the Tea Rooms please call 01332 864224.


Only Guide Dogs are allowed in the Garden.
People are allowed to take their dogs around the Melbourne Pool area ( on leads) but not in to the Garden itself.


History of Melbourne Hall