2019 Opening Dates, Times & Prices

Boughton House and gardens will be open to the public at Easter, the late May Bank Holiday and throughout August (please see dates below). Groups are welcome year round by appointment for House and Garden tours. The Gift Shop, Tea Room and Grounds are open from noon, the exhibition opens at 1pm and the House Opens / first house tour begins at 1pm.

The ground floor of the House will be open by free-flow at Easter and the late May Bank Holiday, The Staterooms will not be open

Entry to both the ground floor and Staterooms of the House in August will be by guided tour only.

2019 House & Gardens Public Opening Dates

2019 DatesGardens, Cafe & Gift ShopTour Times & Exhibition
Easter Bank Holiday
20th - 22nd Apr
12pm - 5pm (last entry at 4pm)Gardens, Armoury and Ground floor only, free flow.
From 1pm - 5pm.
May Bank Holiday Weekend
25th - 27th May
12pm - 5pm (last entry at 4pm)Gardens, Armoury and Ground floor only, free flow.
From 1pm - 5pm.
1st - 31st
12pm - 5pm (last tour at 4pm)Gardens, Exhibition and Armoury, free flow
Tours of Ground floor from 1pm and Staterooms from 3pm, Booking is advised.
One tour per day of Books, Beds and Beyond. Booking is advised.


In August we offer a choice of tours, depending on your interests. Approximately half the House tour tickets each day can be pre-booked and paid for in advance by calling us on 01536 515731 (you can book these up to 4.30pm on the day before the requested tour). All other tickets are available on a first come, first served basis at the gift shop.

Are you planning a group visit?

Those wishing to organise a Group or Educational visit are welcome all year round. You can learn more and enquire about groups visits and prices here.


Visitor TypeHouse and Gardens
Includes Gardens, Exhibition and Armoury
Gardens only
Includes Exhibition and Armoury
Children (5 - 16) £8.00
Under 5 years FREEFREE
Family (2A + 2C) £30.00

See all tour descriptions and prices here.

2019 Pay Once Gardens Pass

In 2019 if you visit during the Easter Bank Holiday (20th – 22nd Apr) or Late May Bank Holiday opening (25th – 27th May), you can return for free as many times as you like in August to Boughton’s gardens. Simply fill in a few details when you buy your ticket at the Gift Shop and you’ll receive a card you can use for free entry when we open from 1-31 August. This will enable you to enjoy the grounds, gardens, tearoom and gift shop (please note house tours are not included in the pay once gardens pass).