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Admission to the Hall and park is FREE. Car parking is £2 for up to 3 hours and £4 for the day.
Spectacular Elizabethan Mansion and Deer Park set in the beautiful suburbs of Nottingham.
Wollaton Hall is was designed by Robert Smythson and built by Sir Francis Willoughby between 1580 and 1588 for his family. Now a prominent Grade One listed building, the stunning Hall houses the city's Natural History Museum along with reconstructed room settings.
Standing on a natural hill three miles west of Nottingham City Centre, Wollaton Hall is set in five hundred acres of spectacular gardens and parkland. The hall was used as the setting for Wayne Manor in the 2012 Batman film, Dark Knight Rises
Things to see and do
On site, in addition to the historic hall and its sumptuous grounds, visitors will find Nottingham's Natural History Museum, Nottingham's Industrial Museum (open the last Sunday of each month for Sunday Steamings) and the Yard Gallery (open for special events – please enquire for more details).
15 February to 30 October 2016, open daily: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm).
Cafe open daily 10am to 5pm (last service 4.30pm).
4 November 2016 to 12 February 2017, Friday to Tuesday: 11am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
Cafe open daily 10am to 4pm (last service 3.30pm)
Park Opening Times
Gates open - Weekdays at 8am and Weekends & Bank Holidays at 9am.
Gate closures are staggered depending on daylight hours - please see www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/wollatonhall for more details.
Tours of Wollaton Hall
The tours take place daily at 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm when the Hall is open.
The cost is £5 for adults and £4 for concessions. Under 5s FREE
Specialised Tours of Wollaton Hall
Specialised tours of Wollaton Hall are available and can be arranged for groups of 10 or more. Tours available are:
Architecture; Behind the Scenes; Spooky Ghost Tours; Prospect Room; Tudor Tours; Tudor Kitchens; Garden Tours
Specialised tours cost £10 per person and must be pre-booked by calling 0115 87631300.
Wollaton’s Botanic Garden
The small walled botanic garden, situated adjacent to the stable block, has been developed and cared for by volunteers from the Nottingham Branch of the Hardy Plant Society since the early 1980s. This attractive garden is open on Sundays from 2.00 - 4.00pm between April and September. Plant sales raise money to maintain the garden.
For more information about the Secret Garden please visit the Hardy Plant Society’s website: www.nottmhps.org.uk
The Park is mainly fully accessible for wheelchair users. There are designated blue badge parking spaces in the main car park and right in front of the Hall building. There are walkways leading to most sections in the park that are wheelchair friendly. Wollaton has toilets in 3 locations - the disabled toilets can be accessed with a radar key and there is a Changing Places toilet in the lower courtyard. The shops and café are accessible in a wheelchair. The Hall museum can be accessed via the access lift and there is an internal lift that runs between the 3 floors of the museum. Information provided June 2015
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