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Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, just 21 miles north of London, is a fine Jacobean House and Garden in a spectacular countryside setting.
Built by Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury. There is a marvellous collection of pictures, furnishings and historic armour on display The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years, one of England’s foremost political families.
The Royal Palace of Hatfield (c1485) in the West Garden is where Elizabeth I spent most of her childhood. In the Park, an oak tree marks the place where the young Elizabeth first heard of her accession to the throne.
Gallery, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site
House (Wed-Sun & BHs), 12pm – 5pm - last admission 4pm
East Garden (Wed only), 11am – 5.30pm - last admission 5pm
Park (Tue-Sun & BHs) 10am – 6pm
Stable Yard shops (Tue-Sun & BHs) 11am – 5.30pm
Restaurant (Tue-Sun & BHs) 10am – 5:30pm
Moore Exhibition in West Garden (Tue-Sun & BHs) 10am – 5pm* - last admission 4.30pm
Hatfield Park Farm & Bloody Hollow (Tue-Sun & BHs) 10am – 5.30pm (or dusk) last admission 5pm
Hatfield House, West Garden & Park Adult£15.50 Senior£14.50 Child£8.50
West Garden & Park Adult£10 Senior£9 Child£6
(extra cost – open Wed only) Adult£4 Senior£4 Child£4
Stable Yard Free Free Free Free
Hatfield Park Farm &
Bloody Hollow (Tues to Sun)Adult £4.50 Senior£4.50 Child£2
House Audio Tours £3
Guided House Tours
(per tour – up to 30 people) £40
House entry supplement for those with Park tickets is £8 and £4 for children. This additional charge to visit the House is also applicable during some major events.
Child tickets available between 5-15yrs except Hatfield Park Farm which is 3-15yrs.