Frequently asked questions…

Please see below a list of frequently asked questions that will help you prepare for your visit here at Houghton

When are you open?
(We have not yet confirmed opening days/times for 2023)

Opening times from Sunday 1st May 2022:

Wednesday, 11:00 – 17:00 (Last entry at 16:00)

Thursday, 11:00 – 17:00 (Last entry at 16:00)

Sunday, 11:00 – 17:00 (Last entry at 16:00)

Bank Holidays, 11:00 – 17:00 (Last entry at 16:00)

We will be closed on Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturdays. Our last open day of the 2022 season will be Sunday 25th September.

How much are tickets?

We have two types of tickets available, Walled Gardens which are £10 per adult and House, Sculpture Park & Walled Garden which are £20 per adult. All under 18’s can visit us for free, and students for a reduced rate of £10.

Do I need to book tickets?

We strongly recommend booking your tickets to visit us in advance of your visit however, you are able to purchase tickets at the ticket office upon arrival. To book tickets in advance please book here or call us on 01485 528569

Can I bring my dog?

Unfortunately due to the actions of a few, we only welcome assistance dogs here at Houghton.

What does my ticket include?

Walled Garden ticket, £10, includes access to our beautiful Walled Garden, you can also access our Stables, which is home to our Cafe, Gift Shop & Soldier Museum. House, Sculpture Park & Walled Garden ticket, £20, includes access to everything in the £10 ticket with the addition of the House and Sculpture Park.

We also offer you the opportunity to upgrade your tickets on the day, so there is no need to worry to do so please visit our Gift Shop.

Will the house be open this year?

Yes, we are delighted to announce that we shall be opening the full State Floor to the public this year. For guided tours please contact

Please note that the house opening hours are midday – 4pm.

Do you accept group & school visits?

We love welcoming your groups and schools here at Houghton. For further details and for help tailoring your trip, please contact