From Romantic poet Lord Byron through Medieval, Victorian and Gothic Revival, Newstead Abbey is a treasure trove of the rare, beautiful and historically significant. Boasting 300 acres of parkland, explore the gardens, lake and beautiful estate.


Opening Hours

Newstead Park is open all year round during the week, while the Historic House is open weekends and school holidays.

* Children go free with a paying adult.

See our opening times for the Historic House, park, shop & cafe to plan your visit.

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  • Park & Gardens

  • Historic House

  • Café, shop & toilets

House Admission

Adult: £12.00

Child: Free *

Site entry & car parking charges apply

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House Tour

Adult: £12.00

Child: Free *

Site entry & car parking charges apply

Book tickets

Garden Tour

£5 per person

Site entry & car parking charges apply

Book tickets

Site Entry / Parking

All Day

£2.00 – 6.00

Car – £6
Walkers & Cyclists – £2
Motorcyclists – £2

Card payment only

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Season Tickets (House & Parking)

£50.00 – 100.00

One season ticket covers one year parking & entry to the Historic House at Newstead Abbey & Gardens, and the other combines parking with our sister site, Wollaton Hall.

The annual pass is registered to one person and one vehicle – it covers all those in the vehicle for entry to the grounds and gardens, and for admission to the house, and covers up to 2 adults and 2 children, including the ticket holder.

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Please be aware that during special events, event parking charges may apply. See event listing for prices.


We have a ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry standard mark, awarded by Visit Britain, for following government guidelines in relation to Covid-19, ensuring social distancing can be maintained, cleanliness procedures are in place, and have necessary risk assessments also.

We continue to pay attention to the latest government guidelines and will keep you updated via our page.

Getting here

Newstead Abbey
NG15 9HJ

Enter via the main A60 gate only.


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We’re here to help. If you have an enquiry about our facilities, or Newstead Abbey more generally, please get in touch.

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Road access

Newstead Abbey is located 12 miles north of Nottingham on the A60 close to Junction 27 of the M1. Heading from the M1, follow signs for Sherwood Forest and brown signs thereafter. The postcode for your sat nav is NG15 9HJ.


Public transport

The Robin Hood Line runs from Nottingham to Worksop – via Newstead. Note: if arriving by rail, there is a 1 mile walk down the drive of the estate (approx. 20 minutes).

For timetables and fares, visit East Midlands Trains or call 03457 125 678.

For other transport services visit: Traveline or call: 0871 200 22 33.


Cafés & shops

Our on-site café kiosk offers a range of takeaway options for you to refuel with outdoor seating available.

Our shop is located in the Historic House.

For more information

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Family facilities

For those with young children and babies, we offer baby feeding facilities (in the café) and changing facilities. All food items in the café kiosks are takeaway with outdoor seating available.

To keep children entertained we have a play park, located near the formal gardens and outdoor activity & trail sheets (available from entry points).


General safety guidance

  • Keep dogs on leads throughout the park in zoned areas
  • Take litter home where possible
  • BBQs & fires are not permitted in the park, as they pose a danger to wildlife
  • No swimming or fishing in the lake

Drone policy

We do not allow drone flying at any time over Newstead Abbey except by contractors commissioned by Nottingham City Council for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.


From mobility parking to wheelchairs, find out how to make the most of your visit to Newstead Abbey & Gardens.


School trips

Choose from a wide range of curriculum linked workshops designed to make the most of our great sites. For further information or to make a booking contact the Schools Programmes.

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Get in touch

We’re here to help. If you have an enquiry about our facilities, or Newstead Abbey and Gardens more generally, please do get in touch.

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