Burghley House | Opening Times

Opening Times


2023 Opening Dates

The House | 17 March to 29 October

Gardens | 17 March to 17 December (weekends only from 29 October)

Adventure Play & The Muddy Mole | 29 April to 17 December (weekends only from 29 October)

Parkland, Orangery Restaurant, Garden Café and Shops | Open throughout the year – days and times do vary, please check before your visit

Planned Closures | All visitor facilities will close on 22 December for the festive period (Parkland remains open). The Orangery & Garden Café will reopen on 6 January 2024.

Burghley House, Gardens and Adventure Play will all close from 18 December for essential upkeep, maintenance and conservation work, reopening to visitors on Saturday 16 March 2024.

Current Opening Times

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The House

Closed for the season. Reopening 16 March 2024

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The Gardens

Open Sat & Sun, 10am - 3.30pm (last admission 3pm)


Hide & Secrets Adventure Play

Open Sat & Sun, 10am - 3.30pm (last admission 3pm)

Burghley House from Lion Bridge


Open daily, 7am to dusk


Orangery Restaurant

Open Wed - Sun, 10am - 5pm

Garden cafe

Garden Café

Open daily, 10am - 5pm

Muddy Mole

The Muddy Mole

Open Sat & Sun, 10am - 3.30pm

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Courtyard Shop

Open Wed - Sun, 10.30am - 5pm

Garden shop

Garden Shop

Open Sat & Sun, 10am - 3.30pm

Christmas Shop

Burghley Christmas Shop

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Plan your visit

Use our park map to help plan your visit to Burghley

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