Tabley House

Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB

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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 and film location for various productions, most recent credits include Peaky Blinders, The Black Prince, 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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Guide Prices

Admission prices:
£9.00 Adult
£4.50 Child / Student

Opening Times

2024 (28 Mar 2024 - 27 Oct 2024)
Thursday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday13:00 - 17:00

* Last admission 4.30pm. Tea Room open on same days 12 noon – 5.30pm
Closed Saturday 6th May (Coronation Day)


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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    Recent Reviews:

    • Philip365
      Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Look forward to coming back.
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 2nd May 2023
      A major plus is the helpful and friendly attitude of the staff/volunteers who added greatly to our understanding and appreciation of the building, its history and current uses. The house is well... Read full review
    • Nigel E
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      Tabley House 5*
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th September 2023
      Knowledgable people who where very much approachable . Thank you for an enjoyable visit. Well worth a visit to support this lovely old building. Read full review
    • J D P
      Lovely Tea Room and Lovely Staff.
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 29th September 2023
      We only visited to go to the Tea Room, which was wonderful. They have proper table cloths and crockery. The room itself is well worth seeing as is the fireplace. We were extremely well looked after... Read full review



    • Out of Hours Visits


    • 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

    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction


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

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)

    Parking & Transport

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

    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

    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

    Tours and Demonstrations

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

    Travel & Trade

    • Group discounts available

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01565 750151

    Tel: 01565 750151

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