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
  • A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house.  - 30 August 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

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.

Group visits can be self-led or by guided tour when the house is open. Groups visits outwith of official opening times are by guided tour only.

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

Discounted group entry for 15+.
Free onsite parking for cars and coaches.
Free entry for coach driver and group organiser.

For further information & bookings call us on tel. 01573 410225 or email

No photography or video cameras permitted within the house.
Outdoor shoes recommended for the grounds & parkland.


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