Group Tours

Organise a group tour at the magnificent Boughton House & Gardens.

Boughton House Group Visit Brochure

A variety of group tours are available at Boughton House and cater to a range of interests. We understand that every group is different, so we aim to make your visit as enjoyable as possible by tailoring your tour to suit your requirements. We welcome groups to the House and gardens all year round for pre-booked tours. All group tours should be pre-booked to avoid disappointment. Available tours are as follows:

Guided House Tours:

Experience the stunning art collection, history and heritage at the heart of Boughton, exploring various stunning rooms filled with beautiful artworks incorporating almost every aspect of the decorative arts. Highlights of the collection include Van Dycks, El Greco, Sèvres Porcelain and Boulle furniture.

  • Ground floor only (13 rooms, approximately 1 hour)
    The ground floor tour encompasses many of the major rooms such as the Great Hall and is perfect for those with a general interest in the rich history and art of Boughton.
  • Kings Tour: Over 2 floors (20 rooms, approximately 1 1/2 hours)
    The more comprehensive “King’s Tour” is designed for the enthusiast and also ascends the grand entrance staircase to include the High Pavilion and State Apartments created for the visit of William III

Estate Tour – Guided House & Estate (3 hours)*

Ideal for coach parties looking to explore more than just the House. Includes a guided tour of Boughton House followed by a guided coach tour of the Estate, including the local villages and church with family monuments. This tour is undertaken in your own coach.

*We suggest this is taken as two separate tours of 1 ½ hours, with lunch or a refreshment break between them.

Landscape & Gardens Tour (2 hours)

Guided tour of the lovely formal gardens surrounding the House, the Kitchen garden and the restored landscape

Guided House, Gardens & Landscape Tour (3 hours)*

Includes a guided tour of Boughton House, and a guided tour of the gardens and the restored landscape.

*We suggest this is taken as two separate tours of 1 ½ hours, with lunch or a refreshment break between them.

Catering Options at Boughton House & Gardens

There are a variety of catering options available for your group, served in the Boughton House café in the Stable block. All food is prepared to order, using, wherever possible locally sourced ingredients. During August the Café serves light lunches and teas to the general public alongside any pre-booked groups.

If there is something you would specifically like we will do our best to accommodate special requests and put menus together for you. All group catering must be pre-booked, you can download our Group Tours menu here.

Additional Information for your visit

Boughton House gift shop is open for all Group Tours, selling a selection of locally made crafts, food, jewellery, books and much more.

There is ample coach parking in the car park located near to the Stable Yard reception.

Toilets, including facilities for wheelchairs, are available in the Stable Yard only. A wheelchair is available for those that require one, please let us know so it can be ready for you.
For details of our accessibility please see: http://www.boughtonhouse.co.uk/plan-a-visit/accessibility/
Please note a minimum charge of £250 may apply for group tours booked outside of August to cover administration charges

How to book

We look forward to welcoming your group to Boughton House & Gardens. If you are interested in booking a group tour, please fill out a group enquiry form or contact: info@boughtonhouse.co.uk. We would be delighted to discuss your requirements further, please give us a call today on 01536 515731.