Mellerstain House & Gardens

  • One of Britain's 10 best stately homes.  - The Telegraph 2011
  • Best house we've ever visited. Fantastic.  - 9 August 2014
  • Just wonderful.  Ceilings & colours - WOW!  Superb guides.  - 23 June 2014
  • Fantastic gardens and play park ...  - tripadvisor review 23 April 2014

Group Visits

“On behalf of our members I am writing to say what a wonderful day we spent at Mellerstain. The house and gardens are something to be proud of especially on such a beautiful day we had weather-wise.  It was superb.”  Jackton WRI 2014

“A triumphant finale to our invasion of the Borders!!” Friends of HHA Yorkshire 2014

Group visits and tours are welcomed throughout the year by prior arrangement.

A house tour of this magnificent Adam masterpiece (over 4 floors) will take approx 1 -1½ hours.  We suggest group organisers allow 2½ – 3 hours for their visit if wishing to include the gardens and coffee shop.

Private guided tours of the house are available upon request.
Private garden tours are available upon request, subject to availability of the Head Gardener.

Wheelchair access is available from the main floor via the main entrance and to the lower floor from the East car park (not suitable for coaches).

Entrance house open:  £8 per person (min of 10).
Optional guided tours £40 per guide, up to 25 per guide.

Entrance house closed:  £10 per person (min of 20 or £200 entrance fee) with
guided tour £40 per guide, up to 25 per guide.

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL OFFER FOR GROUP VISITS (minimum of 15, £7 per person, house open days only, valid only for September 2014).  Please contact 01573 410225/ for enquiries and reservations.

Onsite parking for cars and coaches is located to the front of the house.
Please note there is no photography or video cameras permitted in the house.
Outdoor shoes recommended for the grounds & parkland.


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