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.
House and Farm
(20% discount with a Leeds Card/ Breeze Card except for family tickets)
*Family ticket includes two adults and up to three children
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
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.
Temple Newsam, Leeds, LS15 0AD
Map reference: SE 359327 Lat: 53.78937 Long: -1.45655
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 4 miles (6.4 kms) from Leeds station
|Tue 19 Nov 2013 - Sun 20 Jul 2014||Rembrandt; Etchings from the Leeds Collection|
|Tue 19 Nov 2013 - Sun 30 Mar 2014||Rembrandt; Portraits and People|
|Tue 10 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Thu 12 Dec 2013||Garlands galore|
|Thu 12 Dec 2013||House Tour|
|Thu 12 Dec 2013||Jane Austen's Christmas concert|
|Sat 14, Sun 15 Dec 2013||500 years of Christmas|
|Sat 14 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Tue 17 Dec 2013||Crafty Christmas cards|
|Tue 17 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Thu 19 Dec 2013||House Tour|
|Sat 21 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Tue 24 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Thu 26 Dec 2013||House Tour|
|Sat 28 Dec 2013||Hidden Temple Newsam Tour|
|Tue 8 Apr 2014 - Sun 20 Jul 2014||Rembrandt and the Bible|
|Sat 21 Jun 2014||Let's Rock Leeds!|
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