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Temple Newsam

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Temple Newsam Park | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
+44 113 336 7461
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Day out to farm

My son and I took his 2 year old daughter to visit Temple Newsham Farm (as I had taken my children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jerseygirl017
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Shipley, West Yorkshire
A lovely afternoon

We took for of our grandchildren to Temple Newsam as it looked to be an interesting place to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John H
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Halifax
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One of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown landscape surrounded by beautiful parkland which includes a working rare breeds farm, Temple Newsam has so much to offer visitors.Famous as the birth place of Lord Darnley, notorious husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Temple Newsam House is a truly impressive Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Described as the Hampton Court of the North with over 40 lovingly restored rooms to view, it is now home to one of the most important collections of decorative arts. Explore the treasures of silver, ceramics, fine art, Chippendale furniture, and wallpaper all housed within the Tudor Jacobean Mansion. Discover the stories of the people who lived at Temple Newsam by joining one of our regular weekly tours or picking up the FREE audio guide. Look out for holiday activities and craft fun for all ages and the changing programme of talks, concerts and theatre. Visit our special, changing programme of exhibitions. Take time to visit the gift shop offering a range of products inspired by the collections within the House followed by lunch or tea in the Stables Tea room. Explore the lakeside walks and gardens of delphiniums, rhododendrons, flocks and asters. See a variety of rare breed animals in Home Farm. Enjoy some leisure time and book our football pitches, enjoy a round of golf, walk in the woods and discover the folly or explore the bridle paths.
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“walled garden” (52 reviews)
“home farm” (36 reviews)
“audio guide” (19 reviews)
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Temple Newsam Park | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
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+44 113 336 7461
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My son and I took his 2 year old daughter to visit Temple Newsham Farm (as I had taken my children regularly when they were young). It turned out to be a day (mid week) when there was a large fair on in the grounds....More

Thank jerseygirl017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took for of our grandchildren to Temple Newsam as it looked to be an interesting place to visit with children aged between 8 and 15. We were delighted with our choice and the children enjoyed a lovely afternoon. There are three choices of paid...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited today after 20 years. What a pleasant surprise. The visit was such good value for money. We enjoyed the farm and grounds but the house was exceptional. Fantastic artwork, lots of rooms to visit and a good free audio tour!. The cafe was...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to visit beautiful Temple Newsam Park as often as I can a ticket allows you to wander around all day at your leisure. Outside there are plenty of walks in beautiful gardens and its used by joggers and afternoon tea drinkers alike. The...More

Thank Clive A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely grounds,excellent house,it has a coffee shop with nice treats, family farm to look round and a good kids play area. Plenty of parking available with loads of room to have a picnic

Thank paulspencer2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Thursday, family day out with young children, family ticket for farm and house was £20 great value for money. The farm was big and lots of places to see and old type machinery, the kids loved it. Outside play area in the...More

1  Thank Mr_busine22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful morning at temple news am weather was amazing had a lovely walk around the walled garden and by the lake then finished off in the small farm with piglets and chickens and donkeys goats and turkeys .nice coffee in the cafe fab...More

Thank Tockyno2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday in August. Upon paying for the house we were asked if we had any children with us, I explained we had a 1 year old in pram and pointed to her. Upon getting to the house we were informed that...More

1  Thank ChrisPearson22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for a family day out. Nice park and gardens. The house is interesting. Good cafe and easy parking.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just wish we had more time - got taxi out too 10 mins from city centre and no.10 bus back also just 10 mins. Not to be missed.

Thank edinburghGal
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Lizzie H
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Becca134134
9 June 2016|
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Response from Claire L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw a lot of people with dogs, there is plenty of open space and woodland to walk in.
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tim99
11 October 2015|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
There is a decent cafe located in the 18th century coach house, but if you want a more substantial meal you would be better going to the Brown Cow at Whitkirk, newly re-furnished.
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