Wollaton Hall and Park

Wollaton Hall and Park
Wollaton Hall
Wollaton Park
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 2AE
England

Website

www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/wollatonhall

E-mail

wollaton.hall@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Telephone

Main Line

0115 915 3900

Fax

0115 915 7602

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588.

Following an extensive restoration programme, Wollaton Hall reopened with a number of new displays and refurbished rooms, including Tudor kitchens. Visitors touring the Hall can now view the Prospect Room at the top of the hall, which gives spectacular views over Nottingham.

The Hall also houses Nottingham Natural History Museum.
Wollaton Park's Courtyard Stables are home to Nottingham's Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House, and Cafe. Steamings are held once a month when the Industrial Museum is also open.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Industrial heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Park Open Every Day from 9am till around dusk.

Hall and Natural History Museum
Mon-Sun
April - October 11:00am -17:00
November - March 11:00am - 16:00
Last entry half hour prior to closing

Industrial Museum and Steaming
Once a month usually the last Sunday

Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Admission charges

Free, everyday.
Car park £2.00 all day.

Tours : Additional charges

Additional info

Guided tours of Wollaton Hall run on a daily basis. Please telephone the main line for information on times and prices.

Changing Places room with hoist (advance notice preferred as induction required).

Collection details

Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Wollaton Hall

Wildlife Photography Masterclass Session

  • 8 February 2015 From 9am

The park has a wealth of wildlife and these courses are aimed to get the most out them with your camera whether you’re just starting out or semi professional. Park highlights include the red and fallow deer, kestrels, jays, waterfowl, fungi and a whole host of flora and fauna. Professional Nottingham based wildlife photographer Jack Perks having worked previously for the BBC, Wildlife Trusts and RSPB leads workshops. Getting the most out of the winter wildlife spectacles from deer feeding in herds, waterfowl on the lake and a host of woodland birds.

Admission

£45.00 Per Person 10 people per outing 9am – 1pm Meeting at the red phone box in the top car park.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10127

Wollaton Hall

Meet the Ghosts of Wollaton Hall

  • 13 February 2015 From 7:30pm

Join our tour guide for an evening of haunted tales in the magnificent setting of Wollaton Hall. Visit areas that are rarely explored and listen to stories of the Hall’s ghostly goings on.

Admission

£15 per person includes a glass of wine or soft drink.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10472

Wollaton Hall

Valentines Evening Tour

  • 14 February 2015 From 7:30pm

Experience a romantic evening tour of Wollaton Hall with your loved one. Join the ladies of the manor as they reveal the romantic tales of Wollaton. Enjoy a rooftop view of Nottingham’s skyline and celebrate with a glass of wine in the magnificent Prospect Room.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Booking Essential: Tickets are available in the Courtyard Shop 0115 87 61057 Please note that this tour contains numerous steps.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10554

Wollaton Hall

Ancient Creepy Crawlies!

  • 16 — 20 February 2015

Half Term activities. Find the creepy crawlies that have made their way around the Hall (£1pp trail). Make and Take: 10am-12pm £2 - Visit the great hall for a beastly time this half term. try your hand at making masks, fossils and other mini beast related crafts. 2pm-4pm: Explore our mini beast collection box with exciting artefacts from the past. Car Parking Charges Apply and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Entry: £1 Trail/ £2 make and take activity

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10473

Wollaton Hall

Landscape Photography Masterclass Session

  • 8 March 2015

The park has a wealth of wildlife and these courses are aimed to get the most out them with your camera whether you’re just starting out or semi professional. Park highlights include the red and fallow deer, kestrels, jays, waterfowl, fungi and a whole host of flora and fauna. Professional Nottingham based wildlife photographer Jack Perks having worked previously for the BBC, Wildlife Trusts and RSPB leads workshops. Get your tripods ready for a walk around the grounds getting the sunrise as well as many other stunning views of the park

Admission

£45.00 Per Person 10 people per outing 9am – 1pm Meeting at the red phone box in the top car park.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10129

Wollaton Hall

Macro Photography Masterclass Session

  • 12 April 2015 From 9am

The park has a wealth of wildlife and these courses are aimed to get the most out them with your camera whether you’re just starting out or semi professional. Park highlights include the red and fallow deer, kestrels, jays, waterfowl, fungi and a whole host of flora and fauna. Professional Nottingham based wildlife photographer Jack Perks having worked previously for the BBC, Wildlife Trusts and RSPB leads workshops.

Admission

£45.00 Per Person 10 people per outing 9am – 1pm Meeting at the red phone box in the top car park.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=10130

Napoleonic Association re-enactment

Battle of Nations - Re-enactments by the Napoleonic Association

  • 3 — 4 May 2015

Re-enactment events organised by The Napoleonic Association- Living History & Skirmish. More details to follow.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.napoleonicassociation.org

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