With a new national lockdown in England this November, and restrictions right across the UK, we've built a list of Historic Houses parks and gardens that will remain open for you to enjoy and escape from the home.

Please note, the below houses listed are suggestions and, in this fast changing environment, it is essential to check the house's own website to ensure that the details are correct.

Open Parks and Gardens this November


Lowther Castle, Penrith - Daily

East Anglia

Holkham Park, Wells-next-the-Sea - Daily, 9am to 4pm

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford - Weekends, 11am - 3pm

East Midlands

Burghley House Park, Lincolnshire - Daily, 7am to 6pm

Kelham Hall, Newark - Daily, 9am to 5pm

Whatton Gardens, Loughborough - Daily, 11am - 4pm

Heart of England

Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire - Fridays to Sundays, 10am to 3pm

Sezincote, Moreton-in-Marsh - Wednesdays to Fridays, 11am to 6pm

Winterbourne Garden, Edgbaaston - Daily, 10:30am to 4pm

North West

Arley Hall Gardens, Cheshire - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Tatton Park, Cheshire - Parkland open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10am to 5pm. Gardens open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10am to 4pm

Northern Ireland

Montalto Estate, Ballynahinch - Wednesdays to Sundays, 10am to 3pm


Raby Castle Deer Park, Walled Gardens, Adventure Playground and Refreshment Kiosk, Darlington - Daily, 10am - 4pm

Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, County Durham - Gardens open daily, 11am to 4pm


Abbotsford, Roxburghshire - House and gardens open daily, 10am to 4pm

Blair Castle, Pitlochry - House & Gardens open Thursdays to Saturdays from 12 November

Cambo Gardens, Fife - Daily 11am to 4pm

Drumlanrig Castle walking trails, Thornhill - Anytime

Dumfries House Walled Garden, Ayrshire - Daily, 10am to 4:30pm

Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven - Daily, 10am to 3pm

Gordon Castle Waled Garden, Fochabers - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Kelburn Castle, Fairlie - Daily, 10am - 4pm

Paxton House Gardens, Berwick upon Tweed - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Scone Palace, Perth - Palace tours Thursdays to Sundays. Gardens and grounds open Thursdays to Sundays 9.45am to 4pm

South East

Belmont House Gardens, Kent - Daily, 10am to dusk

Chiddingstone Castle Grounds, Kent - Daily

Goodnestone Park Gardens, Kent - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Great Dixter Gardens, East Sussex - Tuesdays to Sundays, 11am to 4pm

Hever Castle Gardens, Kent - Wednesdays to Sundays, 10:30am to 3pm

Painshill Park, Surrey - Daily, 10am to 4pm

West Dean Gardens, West Sussex - Daily, 10:30am to 3:30pm

South West

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Dorset - Daily, 10am to 5pm

Chawton House Garden, Hampshire - Wednesdays to Sundays, 10am to 3:30pm

Highcliffe Castle Grounds, Dorset - Daily, 7am to 6:30pm

Lulworth Castle Park, Dorset - Sundays to Fridays, 10:30am to 4pm

Lydiard Park, Wiltshire - Daily, 9am to 4pm

Mapperton Gardens, Dorset - Sundays to Thursdays, 11am to 5pm

Minterne Gardens, Dorset - Until 8 November, daily, 10am to 6pm

Powderham Castle, Devon - Friday to Sunday, 11am to 4:30pm

The Bishop's Palace, Somerset - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Thames & Chilterns

Blenheim Palace Park, Oxfordshire - Daily, 9:30am to 6pm

Knebworth Gardens and Dinosaur Trail, Hertfordshire - Weekends, 11am to 3pm

Syon Park, Middlesex - Fridays to Sundays, 10:30am to 4pm


Picton Castle Gardens and Welsh Owl Garden, Pembrokeshire - Daily, 10am to 5pm


Burton Agnes Hall Gardens, Driffield - Gardens and grounds open daily from 14 November, 11am to 3pm

Harewood House Gardens, Grounds and Adventure Playground, Leeds - Daily, 10am to 4pm

Ripley Castle Gardens and Grounds, Harrogate - Daily, 10:30am to 3pm (not accepting Historic Houses cards)

Sewerby Hall Grounds and Gardens, East Riding of Yorkshire - Daily, 10am to 3:30pm