Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens to Visit in Nottinghamshire

Please note that not all properties included in this section offer free access to HHA Friends. Those that offer free access have the words Free to Friends in the More Information section on the right hand side of their entries and are also listed in the annual Friends Handbook. No other properties can be visited free.

Showing 8 properties in Nottinghamshire

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Holme Pierrepont Hall - Nottinghamshire
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The present house is the gatehouse range of a larger medieval house dating from the 13th century. Its facade includes brickwork of c. 1510 and a later battlemented parapet. The interior includes features rescued from the demolished Hall Range, including a... read more
Thrumpton Hall - Nottinghamshire
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NB: this property offers free access (NB: gardens only) to HHA Friends - see opening times.

This magnificent Jacobean house has a history that reaches back into the 16th century, when it belonged to the Powdrills, a Roman Catholic fa... read more
Welbeck Abbey - Nottinghamshire
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Welbeck was acquired by Charles Cavendish, Bess of Hardwick’s third son, in 1607. Over the next four centuries, the family at Welbeck would collect artworks, commission architecture and combine family names, with, unusually, three females in succession in... read more
Papplewick Hall - Nottinghamshire
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John Evelyn, the noted 17th century writer and diarist, recorded a visit to the area in 1654, mentioning ‘Paplewick, an incomparable vista with the pretty castle nere it.’ No vestige remains in Papplewick of the Castle to which Evelyn alluded, but one fie... read more
Hodsock Priory - Nottinghamshire
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Renowned Gardens, famous for spectacular snowdrop displays and winter perennial plant species. Open every February only. Tea Room, Woodland Cafe, Plant Sales & Gift Shop.

This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members durin... read more
The Harley Gallery - Nottinghamshire
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NB this property does not offer free access to HHA Friends and Members.

The Harley Gallery was built in 1994 within the ruins of The Welbeck Estate’s Victorian Gas Works, built by the 5th Duke of Portland in 1860.

The ... read more
Kelham Hall & Country Park - Nottinghamshire
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Kelham Hall & Country Park is a magnificent Victorian stately home, built in 1863, set within 88 acres of gardens and parklands, located in the heart of Nottinghamshire. A rich history as the ancestral home of the Manners-Sutton family, along with its... read more
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Experience the humble beginnings of the controversial writer who scandalised the literary establishment. Visit this authentically recreated miner’s cottage, birthplace of world renowned Nottinghamshire author D.H. Lawrence, then explore the surrounding co... read more