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FAQs

Is the house open to the public, and is it available for rent?

The house is now part of a Heritage Management Plan. It will be available for public visits (by appointment only) and available dates are published on an annual basis. The house is available to rent exclusively for the rest of the year and can sleep up to 24 guests.

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Do we need to book a visit to the gardens?

You do not need to book a visit to the garden. Tickets are available on entry at The Old Dairy Café. For larger groups booking is preferred and can include Teas & Coffees and a Garden Tour with Paul Bagshaw (Head Gardener).

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Do I need to book a table at the Old Dairy Café?

We do not take bookings for tables at The Old Dairy unless it is a party of 6+ People or a Private Function. Booking is also required for the Old Dairy Café Supper Club, which is held once a month.

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Are Dogs allowed?

Dogs are welcome in the gardens (apart from within the Walled Gardens) and must be kept on short leads. Only one dog is admitted per visitor, and owners must bring dog waste bags and use the bin by the archway in the stable block. Water is available in the Old Dairy courtyard. Entry will be refused to dogs that appear aggressive or not under control. Guide dogs are welcome in all areas.

Which parts of the garden are closed when the house is occupied?

A small area of the garden is included within the house for exclusive rental and will be roped off when the house is occupied. This consists of the front terrace gardens and part of the rear terrace gardens.

Are there any WC facilities?

There are public toilets available at the end of the stable buildings next to the Estate Office. Further toilet facilities are available at the Old Dairy Cafe.

Is there wheelchair access, and do you provide wheelchairs?

There is wheelchair access to the Walled Garden, Old Dairy Cafe and areas of garden around the house.

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What parking facilities are available for weddings and larger events?

Overflow parking facilities can be provided on the field below the existing parking space and, if needed, on the Old Cricket Pitch to the west.

Do we have to visit the gardens if we come to the Café?

No, the Old Dairy Café is open to everyone, whether visiting the garden or not.

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