The Burghley Events Diary

17 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018

Our popular Spooky Tours are returning, with local ghostly expert Martin Tempest, from Wednesday 17th to Wednesday 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 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018

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.

20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

Join us daily at 10am (excluding Fridays and Sundays) for a guided tour with a difference during the October 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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22 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

Join our education team as they run drop-in workshops making and decorating Halloween Bats in the Sculpture Garden Classroom throughout the autumn half term holiday. 22nd – 26th October, 12pm to 4pm. These workshops are free with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket. Admission is also free for Friends of Burghley and Annual […]

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31 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018

The Orangery Restaurant is open in the winter season from Wednesday 31st October to Sunday 23rd December. Breakfast is served from 10am to 12pm, Lunch from 12pm to 2.30pm and Afternoon Tea from 2:30pm to 3.30pm. The Orangery closes at 4pm. The Orangery will be serving Christmas Lunch and Afternoon Tea over the Christmas season, […]

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31 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018

The House & Gardens at Burghley are open until (and including) Sunday 28th October, after which they close for the winter. But don’t forget that the Courtyard Shop is open for the rest of the year, from 31st October to Sunday 23rd December, Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. There is also a special Christmas […]

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Parking is free and there are no admission charges to the Courtyard Shop or the Orangery.

9 Nov 2018

Friday 9th November 10.30 – 16.30 Bedřich Smetana was a gifted composer, often called ‘the Father of Czech Music’. His colourful, vibrant and exciting music, which we will hear during the morning, will provide an admirable contrast to the afternoon session. It will be interesting to discover how such cheerful music that permeates his popular […]

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11 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018

The amazing Christmas Shop at Burghley House will be open from Sunday 11th November to Sunday 23rd December, from 10am to 4pm, Wednesday to Sunday.  With a large array of Christmas gifts, decorations and seasonal ware, this dedicated festive shop will be in the Brewhouse building – the entrance is opposite the Courtyard Shop in […]

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5 Dec 2018

Lady Victoria Leatham and The Angel Fair Committee have much pleasure in inviting you to a Champagne Reception and Preview of The Angel Fair from 6-8pm on December 5th, 2018. This year’s Burghley Christmas Fair is being run in association with The Angel Fair to support the Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, and Prostate Cancer […]

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6 Dec 2018 - 9 Dec 2018

Food markets with a difference! Come and meet over 30 local suppliers at our biggest ever 4 day festive celebration of local produce. With handmade cheeses, artisan breads, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats. The Courtyard. Open 9:30am to 4pm (3pm on Sunday). Free entry. There will be a parking charge of […]

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To exhibit at our fine food markets please complete the application form and return to kara.groves@burghley.co.uk 

Fine Food Application Form 2018

6 Dec 2018 - 9 Dec 2018

Our biggest ever Christmas Fair, with special Angel Fair fundraising evening, 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. During […]

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For information about exhibiting at the event please email kara.groves@burghley.co.uk for a booking form.