2019 Events at Burghley House

5 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019

Join us for our drop-in summer craft workshops in the Sculpture Garden Classroom from 12pm to 4pm, 5th to 30th August, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holiday Monday). Admission is free with a House & Gardens or Gardens only ticket, or Annual Pass. Check this page again closer to the time of the workshops for […]

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Admission is free for Friends of Burghley and Annual Pass Holders, please check in with the garden kiosks on arrival.

28 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

Join us daily at 10am (excluding Friday 31 May) for a guided tour with a difference during the May half-term holiday. Be guided around by our costumed guides and find out all the grizzly gruesome and horrible history associated with Burghley and the people who have lived here. Your ticket will then give you access to […]

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8 Jun 2019

Billy Ocean is the biggest black recording star Britain has ever produced, one who has sold over 30 million records in his lifetime to date. His many hits include Love Really Hurts Without You, Love on Delivery, Stop Me, Red Light Spells Danger, and the million selling American number one single Caribbean Queen (for which […]

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For any specific enquiries about the event that are not covered in the FAQs above, please contact Live Promotions on 01775 768661

1 Jun 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

Join thousands of women all over the UK as they take part in Cancer Research’s Race for Life to raise money so we can beat cancer sooner. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and choose to run, jog or […]

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2 Oct 2019 - 5 Oct 2019

Great houses like Burghley were built for entertaining and are often at their best just after the main visitors have left and the twilight seeps in through the windows which combined with the soft lighting of the artworks evokes the feeling of travelling back in time to when the House would have seen endless evenings […]

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21 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

Join the education team in our drop-in workshops this Halloween half term holiday! We’ll be using fun and creative crafts to making some seasonally spooky stuff! The workshops runs from 21st – 25th October, 12pm to 4pm. Entry is free with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket. Admission is also free for Friends […]

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21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

The highlight of the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club year is the Annual Rally and Concours, taking place this year at Burghley.  This is the largest Rolls-Royce and Bentley gathering anywhere in the world and makes a spectacular sight. The whole event spans a weekend, with trade and other stands, an auction of cars and automobilia, […]

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Please note that the House and Gardens are open as usual. Please follow our normal house opening signs to enter our main car park where parking is free if you wish to visit the house, gardens or parkland. If you wish to take part in the rally, please follow the RREC signage.

24 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019

The Burghley Film Festival returns this year with five days and nights of fabulous films alongside our new style film festival food, including American classics served from our airstream trailer. For more information and online ticket booking please see our Film Festival 2019 page

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24 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019

Food markets with a difference! Come and meet a large range of local suppliers in a celebration of local produce with handmade cheeses, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats at one of our seasonal Fine Food Markets. The market takes place in The Courtyard. Open 10am to 4pm. Free admission and free […]

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16 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019

Our popular Spooky Tours are returning, with local ghostly expert Martin Tempest, from Wednesday 16th to Thursday 31st October. The tours are designed to be scary but fun. Although not recommended for children under 11, we leave it up to parents to decide as you know your children best! The tour takes place in the […]

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20 Jul 2019

A summer celebration with music, Spitfire, cannons, cavalry & fireworks Pack up the hampers and champers for the 15th annual Burghley House Battle Proms! A firmly established favourite in the local calendar, the Battle Proms is attended by thousands of loyal fans every year and concert-goers are treated to an extraordinary afternoon and evening of unique entertainment […]

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For more information on the event visit the Battle Proms website – www.battleproms.com

28 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019

Our biggest ever Christmas Fair, with the special Angel Fair, will offer a unique opportunity to find perfect gifts in the beautiful Elizabethan surrounding of the Chestnut Courtyard and Brewhouse. Wander amongst the chalets, heated marquees and Fine Food Market and enjoy the perfect Christmas shopping opportunity in the festive surroundings of Burghley. The Fair […]

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19 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019

During October why not come and join us for the Burghley Halloween Trail around the Sculpture Garden. Tread through the crispy Autumn leaves and find the hidden spooks to receive a treat. Admission is included with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket. Annual Pass holders and Friends of Burghley also get free admission. […]

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Admittance is free of charge with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket, Friends of Burghley or Annual Pass.

5 Sep 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (Thursday 5th to Sunday, 8th September 2019) is the premier equestrian and social event in the international sporting calendar and a focus for the best horses and riders in the world. The parkland of Burghley provides a perfect setting for the 4-Day Event competition and a stunning location for […]

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During the build up to the Burghley Horse Trials access to the House and Gardens via the park will be restricted. The House and Gardens will be closed for the duration of the Horse Trials.

26 May 2019 - 27 May 2019

This large Country Fair features two main arenas presenting country sports & pursuits at their very best. Enjoy first class entertainment from some of the countryside’s top names and organisations in the UK. Try out lots of country sports Clayshoot, Airguns, Archery, Fishing and a large selection of dog events. Enjoy all the other show […]

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For tickets please contact Living Heritage on 01283 820548 or visit www.livingheritagecountryshows.co.uk

16 Mar 2019

The House and Gardens re-open on Saturday, 16 March 2019, open daily (House closed Fridays) until Sunday, 3 November 2019, from 11am to 5pm (last admission at 4.30pm). This year’s exhibition, included in your House and Gardens ticket, will be ‘Treasures of the East’, which brings to life fascinating objects used and obtained by our […]

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Open daily (House closed Fridays) from Saturday 16th March to Sunday 3rd November 2019. The House and Gardens will be closed from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th September for the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

28 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

Join us in the Sculpture Garden Classroom this half term and have creative fun with arts and crafts! Aimed at 5-10 year olds (or younger with adult assistance!) these craft activities are fun drop in workshops as a free addition to your day at Burghley. The workshops run from 12pm to 4pm, from Tuesday 28th […]

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Admission is free for Friends of Burghley and Annual Pass Holders, please check in with the garden kiosks on arrival.