Burton Agnes Manor House, Driffield (Yorkshire )
A medieval manor house interior and a well-preserved Norman undercroft.
Places to stay near here
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- 13th century buildings (or older)
- Art and sculpture
- Gift shop
- Historic Property
- Children's play area
- Free car parking (on site)
Food and Drinks
Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan stately home that has stayed within the same family for more than four hundred years. Fifteen generations have filled the Hall with treasures, from carvings commissioned when the Hall was built to French impressionist paintings, contemporary furniture, tapestries and other modern artwork in recent years.
History to the present day
In 1173 Roger de Stuteville built the Norman manor-house, the lower chamber of which still remains today. Since then the property has never changed hands by sale. The estate of Burton Agnes was inherited by Cicely Boynton, daughter of the 11th Baronet, she married Thomas Lamplugh Wickham and their younger son, Marcus was responsible for extensive restoration of the house.
Food and Drinks
The courtyard cafe offers a selection of freshly prepared home cooked hot and cold meals, light bites, sandwiches, and snacks. They also serve fresh ground morning coffee and afternoon tea as well as a wide selection of homemade cakes and treats including locally produced Mr Moo's ice cream. Where possible the cafe uses local, fresh ingredients. The café is fully licensed and offers a selection of wines and beers.
Grounds and gardens
The award winning gardens of Burton Agnes Hall offer a walled garden, a jungle garden and national collection of campanulas, as well as a woodland sculpture walk with creepy crawlies to spot, as well as the maze and giant games for children.
The Gift shop offers a selection of gifts for the home including china and kitchenware, and a collection of Burton Agnes home accessories. It also stocks a range of stationary, cards and postcards as well as historic books and souvenirs. Open 7 days a week, 11am to 5pm. The Courtyard Gallery, is an artists' exhibition gallery let to artists on a two-week basis.
Arrival information and how to find us
Address: Burton Agnes, Driffield, Yorkshire , YO25 4NB, United Kingdom
Opening Times: 1st April - 31st October - Hall, cafe, shops and gardens open daily between 11am - 5pm. Christmas Opening- 14th November - 23rd December - Hall, cafe, shops and gardens open daily between 11am - 5pm. Admission prices apply.
Directions: The hall is found on the A614 York to Bridlington road, midway between Driffield and Bridlington.
The nearest station is Driffield (5 miles). A bus can be caught from outside Train Station.
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