From Romantic poet Lord Byron through Medieval, Gothic Revival and Victorian 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, bank & school holidays (Nottingham City) – (excludes Christmas day)

* Children (15 and under) go free with a paying adult.

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

Newstead Abbey & Gardens closes the final Friday in November each year.

Season tickets are not valid on event days, parking charges apply

Customer notice

Friday 5th June – Could Be Real Festival
£6 parking until 3pm then £10 event parking only
Gardens close at 3pm

Saturday 6th June – Woodland Disco
£10 event Parking all day Saturday – gardens closed all day – only site Cafe, Shop and House open until 4pm

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  • Park & Gardens

  • House & Abbey

  • Café, shop & toilets

House Admission

Adult: £15.00

Child: Free *

Site entry & parking charges apply

Book tickets on entry to the House only. Online booking temporarily unavailable.

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House Tour

Adult: £15.00

Child (3-15): £5

Site entry & parking charges apply

Book tickets on entry to the House only. Online booking temporarily unavailable.

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Site Entry / Parking

All Day

£2.00 – 6.00

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

Card payment only

Tickets can be arranged onsite on entry

Season Tickets (House & Parking)

£60.00 – 100.00

For 1 year parking at Newstead Abbey & Gardens (£60 vehicle / £10 walker)

For 1 year parking at Newstead Abbey & Gardens and Wollaton Hall & Deer Park (£100)

This can be arranged onsite in our shops and cafés each day

Coach Parking

£2 per head

Card payment only.

Payment on entry, or in advance.

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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 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.

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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