Sandon Hall remains the private ancestral home of the Earls of Harrowby, so the opportunity to see behind its grand doors are few and far between. The Harrowby family are opening their doors and inviting visitors to do just that – with private tours of both the 1852 house and its stunning gardens now available - the perfect present for a loved one or a treat for yourself!
Guests will be able to purchase vouchers for up to six people, redeemable on selected dates in 2021. Afternoon tea is included in your booking for you to enjoy after your tour has completed. Upgrade to Sparkling Afternoon Tea available at £5 per person Please give us a call to purchase a voucher.
The house tour will offer a glimpse into elegant country house interiors and regale the history of the hall which the family that has called it home for over 200 years. Historical highlights to include the story of the stunning Chinese wallpaper in the Drawing Room, which pre-dates the current hall by around 100 years. It will also tell of dramatic events – such the disastrous Christmas dinner that led to the hall burning down in the 1840s; and the rather morbid tale behind the portrait of a Prime Minister that graces the Dining Room.
One of our team, will be on hand to provide a guided walk around the 50 acre grounds; explaining their history. Learn about the seasonal work undertaken to ensure they reach their full glory in time for the summer wedding season. Our gardening team will also tell of some exciting plans for the future as part of their 10 year redevelopment.
Wellington boots or walking shoes are advised for the garden tour as it may well be soft underfoot, dependant on the weather.
Booking policy subject to Government guideline & dates subject to availability.
Call us on 01889 508004 to book now or email [email protected]!