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A visit to Elton Hall is like a walk through history as it reflects the changing tastes and vision of each generation, making it the unique and magical place it is today.

Every room is packed with magnificent treasures - antique furniture and a superb collection of fine paintings including important works by Old Masters dating from the early 15th-century to remarkable 19th-century works by J. F. Lewis, Landseer & Millais.

The library is particularly noteworthy and includes one of the most important collections in private hands. Revel in the opportunity to see the prayer book given to the infamous Henry VIII; inside it you can see the handwriting of this tyrannical Tudor king as well as that of his three children.

In the magnificent gardens, a programme of restoration which began in the 1980's continues to this day with the creation of a Gothic Orangery, flower garden, arboretum and an enchanting sunken lily pond.



26th and 27th May.

Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in June and July.

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons in August, and August Bank Holiday Monday.  2.00pm-5.00pm.

Find Us
Find us

Elton Hall is situated on the outskirts of Peterborough, off the A605, just 3 miles from the A1. 

If you are arriving by public transport, the nearest train station in the centre of Peterborough is 20 minutes drive (12 miles) away. Alternatively, the the X4 bus route from Peterborough to Northampton now stops regularly in Elton very near to Elton Hall.


Car park on site

  • Free
Parking is available and is free for Historic Houses members when visiting the property for free.


Free to Historic Houses members (public open days only - not for private tours).

Hall & Gardens: £10
Gardens only: £7.50
Accompanied children under 16 years of age: FREE
No concessions

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
Group Visits
Group Visits

A minimum of 20 people
On weekdays by appointment from 1 May to 7 September

£12 per head (£9 for garden)

Things to See


Thank you so much for all of your help on the day of our wedding and beforehand. We had the most perfect afternoon and all our guests loved Elton Hall's grounds and The Orangery setting


Corporate Hire

Corporate events

Elton Hall can provide a wonderful venue for your event, whatever the size. If you would like a grand dinner, the Dining Room can accommodate between 20–50 people, or if you would like something simpler, the Billiard Room can hold similar numbers.


  • Dinner
  • Refreshments
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Team building activities
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Plentiful parking

The parkland is ideal for outdoor pursuits and we offer a blank canvas on which you can plan a special event.

Sir William and Lady Proby, owners of Elton Hall