The house is a fine example of Georgian architecture overlooking magnificent parkland; built in 1730 by Thomas Atkinson, and filled with beautiful 18th century furniture and paintings from Buckingham House (now Buckingham Palace). Magnificent plasterwork by Cortese.
Features: Gardens (possibly by Mickle, a follower of 'Capability' Brown) have outstanding terraces and planting, self-seeding areas, herbaceous plants and rose gardens, and a wilderness area with water.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
8m N of York on B1363
Visitor Opening Times
2015: Gardens: 1 May – 28 June (closed Monday 4 May). House from 1pm 25 May (Spring Bank Holiday Monday), then 1-28 June; 31 August (Summer Bank Holiday Monday); and Heritage Days 10-11 Sep. Tearooms 10am – 5pm. For House tour times, see website.
Private groups any other day by appointment. House open October – March for private parties (15+) only.
Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.
Sutton Park is an ideal film location, and is currently registered with the Yorkshire Screen Commission, the house, grounds and woodland were used by Heartbeat in October 2007.
Please contact Elaine Ellis.
Groups and special visits
Sutton Park is a charming lived-in house, built of mellow brick in 1730 by Thomas Atkinson. The house contains beautiful eighteenth century furniture, paintings mostly from Buckingham House, now Buckingham Palace, and an important collection of porcelain. Yorkshire's prettiest house and garden.
Tailor Made Facilities
|Visits to House||Yes|
|Visits to Garden||Yes|
|Contact:|| ||Mrs Elaine Ellis|
|Address:|| ||Sutton Park|
|Postcode:|| ||YO61 1DP|
|Phone:|| ||01347 810249|