one of England's finest Tudor Manor Houses, a superb historic visitor attraction & private wedding venue set in the heart of Dorset




Athelhampton Gardens Open from June 4th

"Covid-19 Pandemic"

Our Gardens are re-opening however the House, Restaurant & Shop remain closed.

For entry to the Gardens you must buy your ticket online

Explore the 500-year-old house and find out about our history​ and the Hardy connection with our new short film 'Hardy at Athelhampton'.

Enjoy the Elizabethan style gardens, enjoy the tranquillity by sitting a while in one of our new garden seating areas and don't miss a visit to the kitchen garden, and try some of our produce and home-cooked food in our Restaurants.

Find out about the amazing future of Athelhampton, our plans to re-furnish the house, extend the viewable rooms and enhance the Great Hall

 following the 2019 sale.

Opening Times

"2020 season"

May 1st to October 31st

Sunday to Friday

10.00am to 5.00pm

"2020/21 winter season"

November 1st to February 28th

Sunday to Friday

11.00am to 3.00pm

News & Views

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Our Next Event

Sold Out
Cancelled - The Music of the Movies
May 23, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

At Athelhampton there is always something special happening

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Restaurant Opening Times

The Coach House Restaurant

serving morning coffee, lunches, sunday carvery and afternoon tea.

Open to the public without admission, booking not required.


"all year round"


10am to 5pm (except 29.12.19)

open later in 2020

The DrAWING Room

our temporary art-deco tea room located in the main house, serving afternoon tea & champagne. 

Booking essential, admission charge included.

The Long Hall Restaurant

our popular sunday ala carte restaurant, with carvery option,​ serving fresh local and seasonal produce.

Open to the public without admission, booking advised.

"as the house & gardens"

Sunday - Friday

10am to 5pm (except 29.12.19)

Athelhampton House & Gardens





01305 848363

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