Cobwebs & Cream Teas

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A family outside Burton Constable Hall, Skirlaugh in East Yorkshire.


Join us for an exclusive 'Behind the Scenes' tour of the Hall led by one of our expert guides and discover the cellars, attics, rooftops and everything else in between!

Prices start from £20.00 for children & £37.50 for adults - Annual Members can benefit from a discounted price. The cost includes a free flow visit to the Hall before your tour begins, the opportunity to explore the historic Parkland, Grounds & Stables and a delicious Afternoon Tea, freshly prepared and served in the Stables Kitchen.

The Grounds, Stables & Stables Kitchen are open from 10am and the Hall opens at 12pm with the 'Behind the Scenes' tour starting at 1.30pm prompt in the Great Hall. Afternoon Tea is at 3:15 in the Stables Kitchen.

There are limited places available, so be quick to book, to avoid disappointment. Please note there are other dates for this event.

Perfect for adults and children alike - Have fun exploring our parkland and gardens to see what beasts and bugs you can find with our Parkland Explorer Packs and discover more about the history of this wonderful house and grounds with our detective trails and parkland walks. We have a fun play area in our indoor riding school with direct access into the tea room so you can sit and enjoy delicious homemade cakes and savouries baked on the premises while the children let off steam. All dogs on lead are welcome in the grounds and parkland and we have now opened up a lovely warm bright room where you can dine with your dog. Why not get together with your friends and family for a picnic on our lawns, we have plenty of space for you to play football or cricket, you could even arrange your own sports day!
Take a trip back to the 18th Century in our restored Stable Block which was completed in 2014. Discover the lives of the workers who supported this country house and explore newly restored horse stalls, stable lads quarters and tack rooms.

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Free Wifi
Credit Cards Accepted
Parking Onsite
Free Parking
Regular Entertainment
Groups Accepted
Disabled Access
Guided Tours (by arrangement)

Pleasure Grounds & Parkland

Over 300 acres of historic grade II* listed parkland designed by 'Capability' Brown surrounds the Hall making it a stunning place to visit.

The Stables Kitchen

The Stables Kitchen is the perfect way to begin and end your visit to Burton Constable Hall.

Accessible toilets and baby changing facilities are in the Stables Courtyard. We have designated parking in the car park and also at the front of the house (not always available on event days).
The Hall is disabled friendly with an ambulant stair lift to first floor and wheelchair loan (maximum 2 people at any one time),however in the event of an emergency disabled visitors must be able to get down the stairs on their own or with the help of their friends, family or carer.
Surfaces both inside and outside may be uneven, the paths/walkways are mainly gravel. Wheelchair loan is also available for the grounds.
Visitor's own manual wheelchair can be used on the ground floor

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Pushchairs available


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    By Road:From Beverley and Bridlington follow A165 towards Hull. Follow the brown historic house signs. From Hull follow A165 Bridlington road then B1238 to Sproatley.By Public Transport:From Hull follow the A165 towards Bridlington. At the 2nd roundabout take the B1238 towards Sproatley and follow the historic house signs.The nearest railway station is Hull, which is 10 miles away.

    Burton Constable Hall & Grounds, Sproatley, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN
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    Opening Times

    Cobwebs & Cream Teas Date (12 Aug 2022)
    Cobwebs & Cream Teas Date (6 Sept 2022)
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    Burton Constable Grounds, Stables, Gift Shop and Stables Kitchen
    1st January to 31st December
    Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day
    Open New Year’s Day
    Open daily 10am to 4pm
    5pm British Summer Time
    Admission to the Stables Kitchen & Gift Shop is free, normal admission charges apply for the Stables & Grounds

    Burton Constable Hall
    Christmas Opening - 21st November to 20th December
    Open daily 11am to 4pm
    Last admission 1 hour before closing

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