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Newstead Park is open daily and the Historic House is open weekends.

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House Admissions

Our Newstead Abbey Historic House is open to all visitors with our house admission.

Discover the home of our most famous resident the poet Lord Byron and explore the Historic House through the ages.

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House tours

Join us for Historic House Tour each weekend during term time (11am & 3pm), and select weekdays during half term holidays.

Join one of our tour guides to explore some of the fascinating history of Newstead Abbey as we take you on a walk through the house.

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Garden tours

Philip Jones, local and garden historian is an expert on the gardens at Newstead Abbey, and will take you on a 1 hour walking tour.

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D. H. Lawrence

In celebration of the acquisition of the last known portrait of D. H. Lawrence to Nottingham City Museums, this painting by Dutch artist Joep Nicolas (1897 – 1972) is currently displayed in Newstead Abbey’s Historic House, and visitors can enjoy as part of Standard Admission to the house also by booking tickets online or on entry to the House.

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Ethel Webb’s Japanese Gardens

An exhibition is inspired by Ethel Webb’s Japanese garden which celebrates the cross-cultural exchange between Britain and Japan during this period.

April ’22 – August ’22

Image credit: © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

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Nottingham Lace Places Exhibition

To celebrate the importance of Nottingham lace on a global scale, we are showcasing some of Nottingham City Museums’ own collection of lace, as part of Nottingham Lace Places.

July 22 – October 22
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Journeys from Japan

To celebrate sisters Ethel & Geraldine Webb’s love of Japanese culture, we are showcasing some of Nottingham City Museums’ own collection in a trail around the house.

February ’21 – October ’22
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Watercolour Painting Workshop: Japanese Garden

Join professional artist and illustrator Hannah Sawtell for a practical drawing ...

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Ethel Webb’s Japanese Garden

Ethel Webb’s Japanese Garden In partnership with Royal Botanic Gardens, Ke...

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Open Air Theatre

This summer, once again, there will be a fantastic programme of open air theatre performances in the splendid grounds surrounding the Historic House.

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