Athelhampton House & Gardens





01305 848363

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

Explore the 500 year old house and find out about our history​ and the Hardy connection.

Enjoy the Elizabethan style gardens and visit the kitchen garden, and try some of our produce and home cooked food in our Restaurant or Tea Room.

Find out about the amazing future of Athelhampton, our plans to refurnish following the 2019 sale.

Opening Times

"Winter Sunday Gardens"

Every Sunday (House closed until Feb)

10am to Dusk

"2020 season preview"

17th February - April 1st

Sunday to Friday

11.00am to 3.30pm

"2020 season"

April 1st to November 1st

Sunday to Friday

10.00am to 5.00pm

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)

Opens Easter 2020

The Harmsworth Tea Room

our elegant 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)

A few of our upcoming Athelhampton Events