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.
Visitor Opening Times
2014: House: Bank Holiday Monday 26 May, 31 May - 29 June inclusive, Bank Holiday Monday 26 August & 11 - 12 September: 1.30–5pm, guided tours 1.30pm, 2.45pm & 4pm). Gardens: 1 May - 29 June inclusive (except 3 May & 28 June) 11am–5pm. Tearoom: 10am–5pm
Private groups any other day by appointment. House open October – March for private parties (15+) only.
Please contact the property for up to date opening times
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|