Language

Wollaton Hall and Park

Wollaton Park, Nottingham, NG8 2AE
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 0115 8763100

Add Wollaton Hall and Park to your Itinerary

Wollaton Hall - Visit Nottinghamshire

About

DON'T MISS: Wollaton Hall is currently home to the Titus: T-rex is King exhibition (an extraordinary exhibition, showcasing the first real Tyrannosaurus rex to be displayed in England for over a century).

Coronavirus update: For the latest information on coronavirus and how it might impact your travel in and around Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, including information on which venues and attractions are closed, please visit our Know Before You Go page. We recommend that you check the website and social media of individual venues and attractions when planning a visit.

 

Spectacular Elizabethan Mansion and Deer Park set in the beautiful suburbs of Nottingham.

Wollaton Hall 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.

Entry to the Hall is with booked entry for the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition only. While visiting for the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition you are able to enjoy the Bird room, Fish room galleries on the ground floor. The Industrial Museum is temporarily closed, but is located in the Courtyard building adjacent to the Hall and has its own entrance fee. Car parking charges apply.

Things to see and do

On site, with the historic hall, visitors will find Nottingham's Natural History Museum. In addition to this there is the Camellia House and the Formal Gardens located next to the hall, and gift shops and cafés situated in the courtyard buildings under the Clock Tower. There is also the Wollaton 508 café located next to the children's play area next to the main vehicle entrance to Wollaton Hall & Deer Park via Wollaton road. All cafés serve a variety of delicious refreshments including sandwiches, cakes, hot and cold options. (dietary requirement options available).

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.

Car parking is £3 for up to 2 hours and £5 for the day.

Accessibility:

The Park is mainly fully accessible for wheelchair users. There are designated blue badge parking spaces right in front of the Hall building (subject to time limit).  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.

Book Tickets

Map & Directions

Facilities

Other

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Groups Accepted
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Ramp / Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Car parking is £3 for up to two hours or £5 for the day

Opening Times

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Wollaton Hall and Deer Park (All year round: January – December)
* Wollaton Hall – Natural History Museum – Open Daily 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm) - entry with the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition booked time slots only. See Titus: T. rex is King for available times.
Shops – Open Daily 10am-5pm
Café kiosks (takeaway) – Open Weekends and Seasonally – 10am-5pm (6pm in high season).

----- ----- -----
Nottingham Industrial Museum opens weekends and Bank Holidays from 11am - 4pm (Closed Christmas and New Year weekends).
The Wollaton Park grounds are open all year round from 8am on weekdays and 9am at weekends & Bank Holidays.
The Hall is open every day throughout the year apart from Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Please see www.wollatonhall.org.uk/visit for Christmas and New Year opening hours.

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Follow Us

What's Nearby

  1. Nottingham Industrial Museum

    Discover the people, companies and industries that made Nottingham famous around the…

    0.03 miles away
  2. Natural History Museum at Wollaton Hall

    Since Wollaton Hall opened to the public in 1926, it has been home to the city’s natural…

    0.12 miles away
  3. Inspire: Culture, Learning, Libraries

    Inspire is an innovative new cultural organisation delivering services on behalf of…

    0.99 miles away
  1. Eurydice Prevails

    Eurydice Prevails, at Nottingham Lakeside Arts is one of a series of inverted tree works…

    1.01 miles away
  2. Eric Irons Plaque

    Eric Irons OBE, Britain’s first black magistrate and well-known campaigner for social…

    1.03 miles away
  3. Chinese guardian lions

    A pair of Chinese guardian lions gifted to the city by Ningbo, Nottingham's sister city…

    1.03 miles away
  4. Lakeside Arts

    Nottingham Lakeside Arts is The University of Nottingham's unique public arts centre and…

    1.1 miles away
  5. Nottingham Tennis Centre

    Nottingham Tennis Centre is one of the largest in Europe and is home to the prestigious…

    1.11 miles away
  6. Highfields Park

    ​​​​​Highfields Park remains open to the public during the coronavirus pandemic but…

    1.14 miles away
  7. St Martin's Bilborough

    St Martin's Church is also the home of murals painted by Evelyn Gibbs one of the most…

    1.74 miles away
  8. The Park Tunnel

    The Park Tunnel was built in 1855 to allow horsedrawn carriages access to The Park Estate…

    2.17 miles away
  9. Raleigh Street

    Raleigh Street, Nottingham, was the site of a small workshop which in 1886 started…

    2.19 miles away
  10. Nottingham Cathedral

    Coronavirus update: For the latest information on coronavirus and how it might impact…

    2.3 miles away
  11. Sky Mirror at Nottingham Playhouse

    Anish Kapoor's Sky Mirror is a must see piece of art, located at Nottingham Playhouse…

    2.3 miles away
  12. Nottingham Arboretum

    A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over…

    2.32 miles away
Previous Next

Related

Saturday, 23 July 2022 - Saturday, 23 July 2022

Splendour stage 2019Splendour Festival 2022Internationally renowned artists will once again share the stage with local upcoming talents for this one-day family-friendly festival at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall and Deer Park.
more info

Friday, 26 November 2021 - Sunday, 9 January 2022

Christmas at Wollaton Hall | Visit NottinghamshireWollaton Hall Christmas eventsEnjoy a family Christmas at Wollaton Hall this year. With a decadent gift shop in the courtyard, a chance to see Santa in the workshop, and a Christmas kitchen tour. There’s plenty to entertain the whole family.
more info

Friday, 26 November 2021 - Sunday, 9 January 2022

Christmas at Wollaton 2021Christmas at Wollaton Hall 2021Christmas at Wollaton Hall returns for 2021 after a magic debut last year
more info

Sunday, 4 July 2021 - Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Titus T. rex is KingTitus: T. rex is King is an extraordinary exhibition, showcasing the first real Tyrannosaurus rex to be displayed in England for over a century.
more info
Street Art

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss