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Tabley House

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Tabley
Knutsford
Cheshire
WA16 0HB

Tel: 01565 750151

Tabley House

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£1.50 per ticket
Adult£5.00 per ticket
(student concession)£1.50 per ticket

Accompanying carers entry free of charge

About

A fine Palladian house designed by John Carr of York, built in 1761 for the Leicester family, who lived at Tabley for 700 years.

The 1st collection of English paintings ever made hang in the rooms for which they were created. Artists represented include Lely, Turner, Lawrence and other English masters. Furniture by Gillow, Bullock and Chippendale. Includes a 17th century chapel which was moved from an island in 1927 due to brine pumping and re-erected adjacent to the house.

A TV location for various productions, most recent TV credits include Antiques Roadtrip, The Forsyth Saga and Flog it!

Also available for weddings and civil partnerships and corporate hire.

The collection is fully accessible via separate entrance and lift for those with mobility impairment.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    42
  • Very Good
    14
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Eleanor R
    Altrincham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A hidden gem in Cheshire
    5 of 5 stars
    06/10/2017
    We called mid afternoon expecting to find very little, but could actually have spent a full afternoon there. The room guides were very knowledgeable about the history of this most interesting house... Read full review
  • jayne b
    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Afternoon tea
    3 of 5 stars
    03/10/2017
    Had afternoon tea here place is small , tea is loose leaf served in a china tea pot I had coffee and walnut cake which was a bit dry would have had pouring cream on but there was none friend had a... Read full review
  • Roger R
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great value for money
    4 of 5 stars
    13/09/2017
    This is a small stately home that is owned and maintained by Manchester University. It houses the Tabley collection of old master paintings which are absolutely fabulous. There is also a quantity... Read full review

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Facilities

Other

  • Out of Hours Visits

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Provider Features

  • In countryside - Located a couple of miles outside Knutsford, set in several thousand acres of park and farmland
  • Indoor Attraction - Tabley House holds a collection of paintings, furniture and family memorabilia from the Leicester family
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Visitors who have mobility issues are requested to contact the Tabley House Collection Trust before their visit to arrange access to the collection via lift, 01565 750151 or tableyhouse@btconnect.com
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Parking near to the house can be arranged with prior notice 01565 750151 or Tableyhouse@btconnect.com
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - The car park is situated 500m from the house
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Tabley Teashop sells a range of refreshments from light lunches, cakes to afternoon teas

Payment Methods

  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Groups Accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates - 10% discount given for groups of over 40

Provider Facilities

  • Civil Weddings
  • Conference facilities - Venue suitable for meetings, seminars, sales presentations for up to 100 people
  • Event Venue - Venue suitable for meetings, seminars, presentations and events for up to 100 people. Venue available for civil marriages and civil partnership ceremonies and other family events. Chapel available for christenings and renewal of vows etc
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Suitable for young people studying history and art
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M6, jct 19 take A556 south towards Chester, approximately 1 mile, at first set of lights, branch left for Knutsford. Tabley House is a few hundred yards on the right.

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Apr 2018 - 29 Oct 2018)

* From 1pm to 5pm, last admission 4.30 pm, Thursdays to Sundays and Bank Holidays Easter to October