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Tissington Hall

Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1RA

Ancestral home to Sir Richard and Lady Fitzherbert - and their six dogs, two cats and plethora of other animals.

Tissington Hall in Derbyshire

Key Information

  • Free for members
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Getting Here
  • Opening Times
  • Admission
  • Group Visits
  • Educational Visits
  • Accessibility

Tissington Hall was built in 1609 by Francis FitzHerbert to replace the moated fortification that guarded the Norman Church of St Mary’s in the centre of the village.

For over 400 years the Hall has presided over this picturesque Estate Village which is five miles north of the delightful market town of Ashbourne at the southern tip of the Peak District.

Sir Richard inherited the estate and hall in 1989. He lives there with his wife Fiona and it is a home to the four children, six dogs, two cats and a plethora of other animals. Tissington, with its rich history dating back to the eleventh century, is unique in that it is one of only 300 homes in the country that can boast that fact that the descendants of the original builder still live there, 400 years later. The family welcome visitors from near and far every year and all the staff will ensure your visit is a special one.

Tissington Hall also offers weddings and accommodation.

Please check the website for further information, admission times and details about special events.

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