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 Kitchens

Hidden Wollaton from Willoughby to Wayne!

  • 26 November 2012 — 30 December 2014 *on now

Join our guides for a fascinating 45 minute tour of the hall. Scale the dizzy heights of Wollaton Hall and visit the Prospect Room, taking in the spectacular views over the Park. Then descend into the depths of the hall to discover the Tudor kitchens. Also hear how the Hall was transformed into Wayne Manor for the latest film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy The Dark Knight Rises.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Wollaton Hall

Admission

£5 for Adults, £3 Concessions

Website

http://www.mynottingham/wollaton hall

Killerton Woods

A Guided Walk in the Gardens

  • 25 July 2014 7-8pm

Meet Andrew Hamilton at 19:00 by the red telephone box near the top car park in Wollaton Park for a guided walk with historical facts about Wollaton, Wollaton Park and Gardens.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=9307

Poppy

Trent to Trenches: Great War Living History Weekend

  • 16 August 2014 10am-5pm
  • 17 August 2014 10am-5:45pm

Visit the Hall and Gardens for a Great War living history weekend with re-eneactors and find out more about Trent to Trenches - a county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

A car parking charge may apply.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Girl painting a plate

Wildlife at Wollaton

  • 25 August — 7 September 2014

Take part in wildlife crafts around the Hall.

Follow our Animal trail or quiz, make your own animal tracks, create an animal pencil holder, or have a go at some crafts, colouring and mask making.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Quiz/Trails £1.00. Make and take activities £2.00.

Website

http://goss.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=24550&eventId=8646

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