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 from April to 31st September:
The Gardens are open from 11am to 5pm on:
- Sundays
- Tuesdays
- Wednesdays
- Thursdays 
- Bank Holiday Mondays.

Garden opening times from 1st of October to the 31st of October
The Gardens are open from 11am to 4pm on:
- Sundays
- Tuesdays
- Wednesdays
- Thursdays 
- Bank Holiday Mondays.

The gates will be locked at 5pm.

Hall opening times for 2017, from April to 31st September:
The Hall is open for guided tours only from 1.30pm to 4pm on:
- Tuesdays
- First Sunday of each month 
- Bank Holiday Mondays

From October 1st until the end of the season, the guided tours of the Hall will be running at 1.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm. The exhibition will be closing earlier due to this, at 3.45pm.

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.

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.

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 for 2017

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. 

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. 

The following card holders are accepted:
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.

Please note that membership cards do not apply on special event days.

Your admission fee, and any additional donations, will go directly to supporting the work of The Kelmarsh Trust. 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 donations, so your admission directly supports our ability to converse and protect Kelmarsh.

 This year we are restoring the laundry and servant's quarters (opening springtime 2018). Other recent restoration projects have included the Orangery, the Great Hall paintwork and the Philadelphus Garden. There are many more projects in the pipeline and your support is vital to our continued work.