Burghley House

Type:Historic House

The House Office, Burghley House,, Burghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY

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Used in recent films - Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code, the house boasts eighteen magnificent State Rooms and a huge collection of works and art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century Italian paintings, the earliest inventoried collection of Japanese ceramics in the west and wood carvings by Grinling Gibbons and his followers. There are also four magnificent state beds, fine examples of English and continental furniture and important tapestries and textiles.

The Brewhouse Interpretation Centre features an excellent audio visual introduction to the house and its history, as well as an annually changing exhibition.

The house is surrounded by historic parkland laid out by Capability Brown and incorporates a modern sculpture park (13 acres). Opened in 2007 the Garden of Surprises is a recreation of a Tudor trick garden, complete with revolving Ceasars heads and spurting fountains to delight and amuse all ages.

Orangery Restaurant, Garden Cafe, Gift Shop, Garden Shop and a Deer Park which is open to the public free of charge. Private South Gardens are open for the fantastic display of spring flowers in 2013 from 16th March- 7th April 11am until 4pm.

Guide Prices

The House and Gardens - Online Adult Day Ticket £12.70, Online Child (3-15) Day Ticket £6.50, Online Seniors Day Ticket £11.50, Online Family (2 adults, 3 children 3-15) Day Ticket £34.00, Online Group Day Ticket £11.50.

Gardens only - Online Adult Gardens Only Day Ticket £7.40, Online Concession Gardens Only Day Ticket £6.20, Online Child Gardens Only Day Ticket £5.00, Online Family (2 adults, 3 children 3-15) Gardens Only Day Ticket £24.00, Online Group Gardens Only Day Ticket £6.00.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired


  • Picnic site


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups


  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guides
  • Spanish signs/guides


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking allowed
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Burghley is situated one mile from Stamford. 20 minutes north of Peterborough on the A1.

The nearest railway station is Stamford, which is 1 mile away.


  • Other AwardsHistoric Houses Association Friends Scheme Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2016
  • Other AwardsHudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly Commended Hudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly Commended 2016

Opening Times

* The House and Gardens are open in 2013 from Saturday 16th March through to Sunday 3rd November daily (except House on Fridays) from 11am to 5pm (last admission 4.30pm) (House and Gardens Closed for the Burghley Horse Trials Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th August).

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