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Tabley House

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WA16 0HB

Tel: 01565 750151

Tabley House


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


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.




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    Recent Reviews:

    • MiffysMum
      Manchester, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great venue, shame about the food!
      3 of 5 stars
      Visited on a busy Sunday afternoon and while the surroundings were impressive, the food was overpriced and rather disappointing. Loved the vintage china but £15 for afternoon tea consisting of a few... Read full review
    • lizwhitenlp
      Knutsford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Very interesting and lovely tea room!
      4 of 5 stars
      What a lovely spot, hidden away and a great tea room where we had a delicious lunch although the portions were enormous! The house is most interesting and worth a visit if you like to be transported... Read full review
    • Lisa C
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Not what I expected
      5 of 5 stars
      I've been to Tabley House grounds a number of times, but never ventured inside the house. But what a gem! Packed full of great art and furniture, beautifully presented. Once inside, you really feel... Read full review


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    • 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


    • 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
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Parking near to the house can be arranged with prior notice 01565 750151 or
    • 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)


    • 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

    2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 29 Oct 2017)

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