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Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam House, Gardens and Home Farm offer a day out in Leeds to keep everyone entertained, with indoor and outdoor spaces, farm animals, sports facilties not to mention the historic house. The House is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of a Tudor Jacobean House in the country. The house has ben lovingly restored to reflect it's former glory and provide a fascinating insight into life during this period. There are many fine works of art and period furniture including pieces by Thomas Chippendale. Thirty interior rooms are open to display.

The gardens to Temple Newsam were created by Capability Brown. The walled gardens are home to five out of eleven National collection held by Leeds City Council. With Lakeside gardens, the Famed Rhododendren Walk, extensive trails around the woodlands and open spaces to play and run the gardens and grounds can be a day out in themselves.

Home Farm is one of Europe's largest working rare breeds farms. The farm is home to cattle, sheep, goats, and poultry and is recognised by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Beside traditional breeds the farm also keep traditional crafts alive and at vaious times during the year there are demonstrations of butter churning and blacksmithing.


Visiting Temple Newsam

Opening Times

The House:

Summer opening hours: the House will be open Tues to Sun: 10.30 - 17.00. Tickets for entry to the House are valid all day, with last admission at 16.15pm. 

Winter opening hours: you can only visit the House by pre-arranged appointment or by booking on to one of our popular guided tours or special events by calling 0113 3367460. The shop, café and farm will be open as usual.

Summer opening hours: Tues – Sun 10.00am - 17.00pm (and Mondays during school holidays)
Winter opening hours: Tue – Sun 10.00am - 16.00pm
Last entry is 45 minutes before closing 

Tea Rooms: 
Summer opening hours: Mon – Fri 10.00am - 16.30pm; Sat - Sun 10.00am - 17.30pm 
Winter opening hours: Tues – Sun 10.30am - 16.00pm

Prices 2017

Adult: House: £6.00 Farm: £3.80 House and farm: £8.40 
Child: House: £2.50 Farm: £2. 50 House and farm: £4.20 Children under 5 years are free. 

Temple Newsam Facilities

  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Visitor Centre
  • Toilets & baby Change
  • Picnic Area
  • Gift Shop
  • Visitor Centre


All car parks have designated Blue Badge areas. The House and Shop have ramped access, the cafe has level access. The majority of the house is accessibile by manual wheelchair, with a lift providing first floor access. Areas of the South Wing and the cellars are inaccessible. Unfortunatley electric wheelchairs and pushchairs cannot be accomodated.
There are seating areas through out the house, and a variety of interactive and multi-sensory exhibits.
Hoe Farm and the Stables Courtyard have some cobbled areas, and some of the paths in the walled garden and in the wider trails have naturally occuring steep sections. The childrens playground is fully accessible.
There are accessible toilets in the house and Stable Couryard and an acessible changing space near the children's playground. A manual wheelchair and electric scooter are available for outdoor use only.

Guide and assistance Dogs are welcome.

Audio Tour enhancement is available for hearing impaired visitors.

Contact Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam Road
Off Selby Road
LS15 0AE

Website: Temple Newsam

Events at Temple Newsam