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  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Historic House



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01788 860250


Stanford Hall,
LE17 6DH


Stanford Hall was built in the 1690s and displays all the grand decor of its time. The Ballroom, grandly resplendent in pink and gold has a fine ceiling with four trompe l'oeil shell corners. There is also a fine collection of portraits from the Tudor and Stuart periods, and a display of family costumes from that time.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

The grounds include a Walled Rose Garden, Nature Trail and a replica 1898 Flying machine.

Opening details

See website for special opening dates


Hall & Grounds £8.00 per adult and £2.50 per child
Special admission prices apply on event days


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

The grounds include a Walled Rose Garden, Nature Trail and a replica 1898 Flying machine.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 24
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps


  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesHigh chairs for children



See location of Stanford Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 587793  Lat: 52.40855 Long: -1.13791

M1 exits 18 or 19 (to/from the north) M6 exit at the A14/M1 (N) junction 2 miles from A14.

Parking: free