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Yorkshire - Newby Hall & Gardens

Yorkshire - Newby Hall & Gardens

Access - allocated spaces in car park for disabled adjacent to entrance pavilion on natural hard-core surface.

  • Wheelchairs are available on free loan and that we have both electric & manual.
  • Pathways are pea shingle gravel throughout the gardens. One shallow step to the house. Shallow ramped exit from the house.
  • All ground floor rooms accessible in wheelchairs, the ground floor contains the main rooms, e.g. entrance hall, library, tapestry room and statue gallery.
  • Five wheelchairs available for loan if required (best to reserve in advance), particularly for the gardens.
  • Free garden route map for wheelchair users available on request.
  • Other facilities - children's adventure garden comprising many slides, climbing frames, swings, sandpits, some of which are suitable for handicapped users.
  • Likewise miniature railway with sit-in carriages offers a 15-minute riverside trip through parts of the formal gardens.
  • Ramp access to self-service licensed garden restaurant. Also adjacent Grantham Room for pre-booked parties with waitress service.
  • Disabled lavatory adjacent to restaurant.

    One of Britain's finest Adam Houses

    Newby Hall, the family home of Mr & Mrs Richard Compton, is one of England's renowned Adam houses,an exceptional example of 18th century interior decoration, recently restored to its original beauty.


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