Kelmarsh, Northampton,
Northants NN6 9LY

Kelmarsh, Northampton,
Northants NN6 9LY

Kelmarsh Hall


Kelmarsh Garden


Kelmarsh Tea Room

Tea Rooms:

Opening Times and Prices

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens is open on set days of the week from

Sunday 14th April 2019 to Sunday 27th October 2019

Opening Times

April to September, 11am to 5pm.

The Hall, Servants’ Quarters and Laundry are open on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Bank Holiday Mondays.

We open the hall for guided tours on Wenesday from 3.20pm. It is open from 11am - 3.15 for self-guided visits. Some rooms are inaccessible during the tours. For more information, see below or please call 01604 686543.

The Gardens and Tearoom are open on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesday and Bank Holiday Mondays, as well as Thursdays.

October, 11am to 4pm.

The Hall, Servants' Quarters and Laundry, Gardens, Tearoom and Shop will be open on Sundays only.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the hall and servants quarters will not be open on Tuesday 18th June.
The gardens and tearoom will remain open as normal. We apologies for any inconvience this may cause.

April to September

Final entry to the hall is 4pm, final entry to the gardens is 4.30pm. The gates are locked at 5.30pm.


Final entry to the hall and gardens is 3.30pm. The gates are locked at 5pm.

We open the hall for guided tours on Wenesday afternoons. Some rooms may inaccessible during the tours. For more information, see below.

Admission Prices for 2019

Ticket type Gardens Hall and Gardens Garden Season Ticket
Adult £6.00 £10.00 £18.00
Child £3.50 £5.50 -
Concessions (65+, students) £5.50 £9.00 £18.00
Family - (2 adults & up to 3 children) £15.00 £30.00 £35.00

Admission prices may vary on special event days. See our What’s On page for more details.
Admission for group visits vary from the above prices, please contact us for information.

We welcome visitors to enjoy refreshments and a light lunch at our Tearoom without paying admission to the hall or gardens, but welcome a donations (suggested £2.00 per person) to go towards the maintenance of our grounds and the upkeep of our facilities.

Cardholder Admission

Ticket type Gardens Hall, Servants' Quarters
and Laundry
Guided Tour
Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) FREE Adult £4.00
Child £2.00
Historic Houses FREE FREE £2.50
Kelmarsh Garden Season Tickets FREE Adult £4.00
Child £2.00

Membership cards may not apply on special event days, or for members coming as part of a group visit.
Please see our What’s On page for more details about events ahead of visiting.

Garden Season Tickets

Enjoy the gardens from April to the end of October with a garden season ticket, and see the displays and colours transform through the seasons. You can purchase a ticket from our visitor centre from the 14th April, or ahead of our general opening on 01604 686543.

Garden season tickets are valid during out regular opening days, and there is a small upgrade fee for admission to the hall and servants’ quarters, or a guided tour.

Interactive Family Visits

Download the Kelmarsh app, or borrow an Children's Activity Backpack from the visitor centre to enhance your families visit to the hall.

With a range of activities, the children's bags are avaliable for both the hall and the gardens. These are free to borrow, with a £10.00 deposit, from the visitor centre.

With built-in games and insight into the hall from the past inhabintants, the Kelmarsh app is the ideally addition to a family visit. 
It can be used at stations in the hall, as well as downloadable to an apple device before your visit.

To install, search 'Kelmarsh Hall' in the app store, or click here.

Hall Tours

Enjoy stories about the families who have lived at Kelmarsh since the 18th century, the construction of the hall in 1732 and how their lifestyles and tastes changed over the centuries with a guided tour.

When: Wednesday afternoons at 3.20pm and 3.45pm.
Approximately 55 minutes
Location: A guided hall tour covers the nine principal rooms of the hall on the main floor
Price: A public tour is £2.50 for adults and free for children, in addition the entrance price

You can book a place on arrival in the Visitor Centre, and spaces are allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Groups wishing to book should contact the Estate Office on 01604 686543 or for more information.

Please note, that tour timings may be adjusted for operational or other purposes. Due to the narrow corridors and the interactive features for visitors ‘Below Stairs’ we do not currently lead tours of the servants’ quarters.

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