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Temple Newsam

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Address: Temple Newsam Park | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
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+44 113 336 7461

One of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown...

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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Amazing house

This has to be one of the most amazing houses I have visited, the building its self is stunning, the interior is immaculate well preserved with so much to see, as you walk around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the most amazing houses I have visited, the building its self is stunning, the interior is immaculate well preserved with so much to see, as you walk around the house you fell the history all around. If you plan on visiting the house give yourself plenty of time you will not be disappointed.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic place this is and how lucky the locals are to have it on their doorstep. An excellent place for a family day out. Huge area of parkland, lots of parking, great playground - and all free! There's a small farm with animals, and a tea shop. Lots of areas to picnic. The house is well worth a... More 

2 Thank lovegeog
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very historic and complete Tudor mansion. has its own ghost the blue lady. Book cellar and rooftop tours in advance for a nominal fee. Lovely grounds landscaped by Capability Brown.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inhabitants of Leeds do not always appreciate how lucky they are having so many parks to visit and all of them free. I love Temple Newsam as I have a bench dedicated to my late wife there. Our visit started in the Café where there is a menu to suit all tastes. A trip round the house followed and... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went today it is such a nice place. We went round the farm seen piglets and goats chicks. We went into the house which was amazing. There is loads to do for everyone. Great place for kids

Thank sarahlancaster76
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temple News am grounds and gardens were lovely and we'll kept but the poor state of the farm and the catering spoilt our experience.

Thank Margaret K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner took our 6 month old nephew here and what a brilliant afternoon we had. When we arrived at 1.30pm, we were able to find a space in the car park fairly quickly, even though it was a beautiful day. Firstly, we visited the home farm, reasonably priced and we had access in and out all day.... More 

1 Thank Jessica Y
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Temple Newsam is the biggest park in Leeds, we are soon to get a Go Ape in the woodland by the top Lake. If you are a walker then ,it will suit you, if you want just a stroll, within the next month then come and look at the rhododendrons,I would say there are none better to look at in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem this place is, we took a bus from the centre and walked up the hill to the house. The house is magnificent with period furniture and wall hangings. Really fantastic one of the best country houses I have visited. The Capability Brown garden although lacking the pond was spectacular and a really lovely walk even with lots... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went into the park and parked up near the entrance and wandered down the tree lune path towards the house, cost 14.80 for two of us, we took the underground tour through the cellars and then self navigated the upper rooms, guides are readily available in most rooms. A wander down to the farm afterwards we saw the lambs /... More 

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