Public Opening Times for 2017

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens is open on set days from Sunday 2nd April 2017 to Tuesday 31st October 2017 - please check our opening times below before you visit.

Garden opening times for 2017:
The Gardens are open from 11am to 5pm on:
- Sundays
- Tuesdays
- Wednesdays
- Thursdays 
- Bank Holiday Mondays.

Hall opening times for 2017:
The Hall is open for guided tours only from 1.30pm to 5pm on:
- Tuesdays
- First Sunday of each month 
- Bank Holiday Mondays

Guided tours of the Hall leave regularly during the afternoons. This season visitors to the Hall will be able to view our special 2017 exhibition 'MacDonald Gill: Charting his Age' at the end of their tours. The last tour will be at 4pm and the Hall and exhibition will close at 5:30pm. 

Please note that Hall tours must be booked on arrival at the Visitor Centre - spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that the gates are locked at 6pm.

Garden Season Tickets for 2017
Enjoy the Gardens throughout the season by purchasing a Garden Season Ticket and see them transform through the seasons. 

A Single Garden Season Ticket is £18; a Family Garden Season Ticket is £35.

Our Garden Season Tickets make an ideal gift. Call 01604 686543 to order. Please note that Garden Season Ticket holders pay £5.00/£4.54 for a Hall tours. 

Tea room opening times for 2017:

The Tea Room will be open during the Garden opening times as detailed above. Small groups and individuals may enjoy the Tea Room and Gift Shop without paying an admission fee and we designate particular seating and offer a warm welcome to customers who would just like to stop by to pick up a gift or treat themselves to lunch! We can accommodate larger groups (of 15 people or more) only if they are paying an admission fee for the Gardens or Hall & Gardens - please email  for information.

Admission prices

Ticket type Gift aid price  Standard price 
Adult - Gardens only  £6.00 £5.40
Child - Gardens only (5-14 years)  £3.50 £3.10
Family - Gardens only (2 adults & up to 3 children)  £15.00 £13.63
Adult - Hall & Gardens (including exhibition)  £9.50 £8.64
Child - Hall & Gardens (including exhibition)  £5.00 £4.54

Please note that admission prices may vary on special event days. See our What's On page for special events. 

The following card holders are accepted. Please note that membership cards do not apply on special event days. 
Kelmarsh Garden Season - valid for free admission to the Gardens (Hall tour upgrade £5.00/£4.54);
Royal Horticultural Society - valid for free admission to the Gardens (Hall tour upgrade £5.00/£4.54);
Historic Houses Association - valid for free admission to the Hall & Gardens.

Support our work by donating your admission fee by gift aid. We are proud to be an independent charity, ensuring Kelmarsh is accessible to all and offers education and heritage opportunities for future generations. We do not receive any government funding. Your admission directly supports us to conserve and protect Kelmarsh. 

This year you can support our biggest project to date if you uplift your admission fee and gift aid your donation - this will increase your support for us by 25%. 

Your donation will go directly to supporting our work. This year we are restoring the laundry and servant's quarters (opening later in 2017). Recent restoration projects have included the Orangery, the Great Hall paintwork and Philadelphus Garden. There are many more projects in the pipeline and your support is vital to our continued work.