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Apethorpe Hall

  • Apethorpe Hall
  • Apethorpe Hall interior view
  • Apethorpe Hall Interior View
Apethorpe Hall Apethorpe Hall interior view Apethorpe Hall interior view

Apethorpe Hall is truly one of England's great country houses. It was begun in the late 15th century and once played host to Queen Elizabeth I, King James I and King Charles I.  In total 13 royal visits were recorded between 1565 and 1636. After years of neglect and decay, the Jacobean mansion fell into total disrepair until 2004 when English Heritage stepped in and saved it.

Visitors now have a unique opportunity to discover its past and see the specialist conservation and repair works when it opens for guided tours this summer. Explore the grand rooms and interiors in the company of one of our knowledgeable guides. Tickets can be pre-booked by ringing 0870 333 1183.

Please note: Parking is available.

Events At Apethorpe Hall

  • Exclusive Guided Tour of Apethorpe Hall with Dr Simon Thurley

    Members' Event

    Mon 15 Sep

    Join English Heritage's Chief Executive Dr Simon Thurley to explore one of England's finest country houses, the unique Apethorpe Hall. Learn about the property's royal history and the ongoing restoration work before enjoying a delicious two course lunch.

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For just £39 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.

Archaeology at Apethorpe Hall