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Newby Hall & Gardens

Ripon HG45AE North East England UK
Tel: (01423) 322583
Fax: (01423) 324452
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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.

    Robert Adam's beautifully proportioned Entrance HallThe LibraryThe exquisite Tapestry Room

    The superb contents of the house, collected by Weddell, ancestor of the Compton family,include the Gobelins Tapestry Room, a renowned gallery of classical statuary and some of Chippendale's finest furniture.

    Award Winning Gardens

    25 acres of award-winning Gardens are full of rare and beautiful plants. Newby's famous double herbaceous borders form the main axis; off this central walk are formal compartmented gardens such as Sylvia's Garden, a species Rose Garden, Water Garden and even a Tropical Garden - truly "A Garden for All Seasons". The National Collection of CORNUS is also held at Newby.

    A view through the Autumn GardenSpring colours are a delight at Newby25 acres of award-winning gardens

    A perfect day for all the family

    Newby's exciting Adventure Garden for Children has been thoughtfully and safely designed for children of all ages - from the paddling pool, sandpit and swings for toddlers through to climbing frames and bridges, an aerial slide and pedalo boats for the older children. And of course, Newby's famous Miniature Railway is for children and adults alike! Other attractions include the Woodland Discovery Walk, Shop and Plant Stall, Licensed Garden Restaurant and Picnic Area.

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A ride on Newby's famous 'Royal Scot'Tea at the Garden Restaurant<br />
Childrens special paddling pool

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