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Temple Newsam

0113 336 7460

Address

Temple Newsam,
Leeds,
LS15 0AD

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Temple Newsam House and Farm

Temple Newsam House and Farm

 
 

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Temple Newsam is one of the most admired historic houses in the north of England. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley, infamous husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Temple Newsam is a truly stunning stately home.

Temple Newsam houses spectacular collections of paintings, furniture, silver, Leeds pottery, ceramics, textiles and wallpapers. It is designated as a museum with outstanding collections. The house presents a regular programme of exhibitions highlighting the rich collections of fine and decorative arts which adorn the three storeys of the Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Events include weekly special tours, 'Hidden Temple Newsam'- a tour of cellars, underground passages and servant quarters - and a range of children's activities.

The house is set witin 1500 acres of beautiful parkland landscaped by the famous designer Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in the 18th century. Home Farm has over 400 pigs, cattle, sheep, goats and poultry. Visitors can explore life on the farm during feeding times and taking part in traditional craft demonstrations.

For further details see www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsam

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityGay friendly

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Monday: closed

Tuesday - Sunday 10:30 - 16:00hrs (wintertime) 10:30 - 17:00hrs (summertime)

Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Also closed: Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years Day.

Prices

House
Adult: £3.80
Child: £2.80
Family: £9.80*

Farm
Adult: £3.40
Child: £2.10
Family: £9.00*

House and Farm
Adult: £6.20
Child: £3.80
Family: £15.50*

(20% discount with a Leeds Card/ Breeze Card except for family tickets)

*Family ticket includes two adults and up to three children

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 19 Nov - Sun 20 Jul Rembrandt; Etchings from the Leeds Collection
Tue 8 Apr - Sun 20 Jul Rembrandt and the Bible
Tue 15 - Mon 21 Apr Easter Eggstravaganza!
Sat 19 Apr Hidden Temple Newsam
Tue 22 Apr Hidden Temple Newsam
Thu 24 Apr Roof Top Tour

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 359327  Lat: 53.78937 Long: -1.45655

By Road:
Two miles from M1, jct 46, follow the brown signs.

By Public Transport:
Taxi ride from station or the number 10 bus from Leeds Bus Station.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gay friendlyGay friendly
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

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