In a sheltered walled garden by the River Rye, this National Trust run 17th century manor house has a fascinating collection of period miniature rooms.
What makes it special
- Picturesque Yorkshire manor house
- Organic garden
Mondays: closed until 27th May (except during school holidays)
February to 8th March: 10:30 - 16:00
9th March to 3rd November: 10:30 - 17:00
November & December:
Monday to Thursday: closed
Friday: open to 17:00
Saturday & Sunday: open to 16:00
Adult: £10:30 (£12.00 if Gift Aided)
Child: £5.50 (£6.05 if Gift Aided)
Family: £26.00 (£29.70 if Gift Aided)
Group Adult: £8.25
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