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The 1620s House & Garden is open Thursday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) 10:30am - 4:30pm (last admission 3.30pm) The Tea Room is open 11am - 4pm

You can pay on arrival  but  if you would like to pre-book your admission tickets, please click HERE

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Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Click below to view our 12 month admission ticket prices.

Admission Prices


Opening Times

Opening Times

Opening Times

House and Garden is open Thurs – Sun (and Bank Holiday Mondays) 10:30am – 4:30pm.

Last Admission is 3:30pm


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Our Location

Our Location

We’re situated south of Coalville, between the villages of Donington le Heath and Hugglescote, in north west Leicestershire

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What's on

  • Summer Holiday Crafts Summer Holiday Crafts

    Thursday 14th July - Thursday 25th August, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.


    Our popular after school crafts will continue during the summer holidays, so why not come down and join us for some summer holiday craft fun.

  • Awesome Activities Awesome Activities

    Monday 8th August - Wednesday 10th August, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.


    Join us for an exciting 3 days themed activities, games and crafts in the beautiful setting of our House & Gardens.  The event is drop-in so you can join us any time between 12pm-3pm and you can come on any or all of the 3 days!

    Suitable for ages 4yrs – 12yrs

    The event cost is £3 per day per child.
    All children must be accompanied by an adult

    Monday 8 – Environment

    Woodland Activities
    Explore our wonderful woodlands and create art in nature. They’ll be a number of activities to get involved in :

    • create your own journey stick
    • storytelling
    • weaving
    • den making.

    Recycle Crafts
    Our crafts will focus on reducing waste and reusing & recycling materials.

    • Junk modelling
    • Making Dream catchers
    • Bottle pour painting
    • Creating Plastic sculptures

    Discover & Explore

    • What’s in a metre square
    • bug and butterfly hunt
    • Flower bashing
    • Stone art wrapping stones / painting stones

    Tuesday 9 – Traditional

    Get the opportunity to explore and interact with times of old inside our beautiful historic house.

    House Games & Crafts

    • Making herb bags
    • Culinary Crafts
    • Design & create your own Heraldry
    • Calligraphy feathers
    • Traditional Games

    Outdoors 

    • Drawing / sketching
    • Weaving
    • Nature Painting
    • Art

    Wednesday 10 – Awesome Outdoor Activities

    Get stuck in with traditional outdoor games and activities on our main lawn

    • Old fashioned games
    • Obstacle course
    • Parachute games
    • Crafts
    • Quiet zone
  • Sorcery & Superstitions: Escape Quest Sorcery & Superstitions: Escape Quest

    Tuesday 9th August, .


    1620s House and Garden have partnered up with Escape & Educate to bring you an exciting and enthralling escape type game.   We have an in house and online version available to play.


  • Leicester County Council
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Tripadvisor
  • LPL Awards Highly Commended 2017
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Heritage Awards 2017