Summer Holidays

Saturday 27th July –

Sunday 1st September’24


Enjoy a range of events & activities for a great day out with the family at Newstead Abbey & Gardens.

Site entry & parking charges apply.


Pirate Days

Entertain the little swashbucklers at Newstead Abbey

1st, 13th & 22nd August ’24

Outdoor Pirate Trail – Historical dress up rail – Crafts & Activities

Parking & site entry charges apply


Outdoor ‘Lord Byron’s Pirate’ Trail

Trail sheet available for £2 in the House shop.

Site entry & parking charges apply.

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Historic House

Adult: £15, Kids Go Free (15 years & under, 3 per each paid adult)

House Admission

House Tour


Giant lawn games & deck chairs

Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June

Our team and volunteers often bring out giant lawn games for visitors to enjoy.

These are available on select dates. Ask in the House. Weather dependent.

Site entry & parking charges apply.


Adventure play area

Enjoy spending time outdoors with the family with our adventure play area in the Newstead Abbey grounds.

Site entry & parking charges apply.



Indulge with cakes, lunch, hot drinks and children’s lunch boxes in our café with indoor & outdoor seating.


Park walks

With 300 acres of parkland Newstead owes much of its beauty to the River Leen feeding the lakes, ponds and cascades that ornament its gardens, along with its wildlife of peacocks and swans.

There’s plenty of parkland to explore with friends & family on a big adventure!

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July | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Little Women

Date: Wednesday 24th July 2024 Gates open: 6 pm Start time: 7 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present Louisa May Alcott’s beloved coming of age story. This summer, meet headstrong Jo March […]

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August | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet performed by Illyria Date: Saturday 31st August 2024 Gates open: 6 pm Start time: 7 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Two wealthy families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are at war. Their feud has been […]

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August | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Beauty & the Beast

Date: Friday 30th August 2024 Gates open: 5 pm Start time: 6 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale. When an arrogant prince is cursed […]

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Byron 200 | News & Blog

Multilingual Poetry Event at Newstead Abbey

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Object of the Month

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The Newstead Figurines

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Love Exploring App

Did you know, you can enjoy the Newstead Abbey & Gardens with the help of the Free App ‘Love Exploring’ by Sprytar.

Simply download the app, search for ‘Newstead Abbey’ and explore.

Go to google play

Go to apple store

Site entry & Parking charges apply. Plan your visit and see our accessibility page.

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