Newby Hall & Gardens
  • Newby Hall & Gardens
    Estate Office
    Newby Hall
    Ripon
    North Yorkshire
    HG4 5AE
Newby Hall & Gardens is located near Ripon. It is a great family day out. You can visit the Gardens, Adventure Playground, do a tour of the House and visit the exhibitions.

Newby Hall & Gardens is located near Ripon. It is a great family day out.  You can visit the Gardens, Adventure Playground, do a tour of the House and visit the exhibitions.

 

Entrance to the Gardens include:

  • Adventure Playground – climbing frames, swings, bridges
  • Pedalo boats
  • ‘Tarantella’ dancing water
  • Miniature train ride (extra cost)
  • Art & Sculpture

If you are a garden enthusiast, do visit the website for more details on tips for your garden and what to look for in the gardens.

If you are feeling hungry, you can either bring a picnic, go to the restaurant (who can cater to your dietary needs).  The Railway shop offers drinks and snacks.  They have also got a gift shop and a plant shop.

Newby Hall & Gardens are delighted to announce their new Teddy Bear Exhibition, it’s Gyles Brandreth’s Teddy Bear collection, do look out for the teddy bear picnics being planned throughout the year.

There is also a Dollshouse Exhibition, with over 70 to look at, located near the Garden Restaurant, and the Matombo Exhibition (sculpture which is from the artistic culture of Zimbabwe) running from June to August 2016.

Newby Hall is the family home of Mr & Mrs Richard Compton, with its 18th century interior decor, it is one of the finest Adam houses in England.  It was built in the 1690s by Sir Christopher Wren and was later enlarged and adapted by John Carr and subsequently by Robert Adam. 

 

You can visit the house, by guided tour only, visit the website for more info. Children’s tours of the house are at 1pm every Sun and week days in Easter and the Summer holidays) Within the house you can visit:

  • Billiards Room
  • Circular Room
  • Dining Room
  • Entrance Hall
  • Library
  • Statue Gallery
  • Tapestry Room

 

And don’t forget to visit the Christ the Consoler church, built by the famous Victorian architect, William Burges. For more information about the history of the house and the church, please visit the website.

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