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Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens

Burton Agnes Hall Burton Agnes Hall

Simon Jenkins, author of 'England's Thousand Best Houses', described Burton Agnes as 'the perfect English house' and one of England's twenty finest alongside Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Chatsworth House.

Built between 1598 and 1610 for Sir Henry Griffith, the majestic Elizabethan hall has remained in the family's care for more than four centuries. Each generation has made its contribution, creating breathtaking architecture and a diverse art collection.

Outside, the gardens offer a feast for the senses. Through the seasons, the Elizabethan walled garden contains a magnificent floral display with several thousand plant varieties; a potager filled with fruit, vegetables and herbs; herbaceous borders, giant board games, a maze, a jungle garden and a magnificent collection of campanulas.

Many treats await visitors in the courtyard. Unique, handcrafted gifts and souvenirs can be found in their 'Home and Garden' Shop and Gift Shop, and the café offers homemade meals using the garden's fruit and vegetables and local ingredients.


Ample parking for blue badge holders outside the Hall.

The gardens, grounds and the ground floor of the Hall are all wheelchair accessible. We regret that wheelchair access is not available to the first and second floors of the house, however a reduced rate is offered and these areas can be viewed in an album on the ground floor.

Toilet facilities are available in the courtyard.