Groups and coach parties are welcome to pre-book for their visit, at no additional charge

The Opening Season

Groups are able to visit Althorp during the 2017 opening season and enjoy:

  • The grounds, the seasonal exhibitions – Diana, Princess of Wales and Walking in Her Shoes  and a guided tour of the House
  • The Stables Cafe and Gift Shop
  • Discounted rate on ticket prices
  • No supplementary booking fee for advanced tickets
  • Free admission for the tour leader and coach driver

We are still taking bookings for groups for 2017, for a minimum number of 12 guests. Groups can pre-book to enter the Estate from 11.45am to 5pm.  

Group prices: £15 Adults, £12 Concessions, £10 5-16 year olds, FREE Under 4 year olds, group leader and driver.

Please note that a deposit for the minimum of 12 guests is required at least six weeks prior to your visit, with the final balance due no later than 21 days prior.

Althorp Opening Dates

Please use the tabs below to view the opening dates for the House and grounds.

2017 House Opening

Please see our 2017 Althorp House Opening dates below.

May – 1st, 14th, 21st, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st.
June – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th*.
July – 2nd*, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st.
August – 1st – 30th.
September – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th.

The House and Grounds, including the Exhibition Rooms, Stables Cafe and Gift Shop will be open from 12pm until 5.30pm, with the last tour of the House departing at 3pm.

Please note areas of the gardens are currently closed for maintenance.

* Please be advised that the House and Grounds will be open from 2pm until 5.30pm only on Sunday 25th June and Sunday 2nd July with last admission to the house by 3.30pm.  On Sunday 18th June, the House and Grounds will be open from 2pm – 5pm with last admission to the house at 3pm. 

Althorp Food and Drink Festival

The 2017 Althorp Food and Drink Festival will be taking place on Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th May, 2017.

Group visits are available to this event. Tickets include Festival entry and a tour of Althorp House.

Please call 01604 770 107 to make a booking for this Festival. Tickets are priced at £16.50 for groups of 12 or more.

Althorp Literary Festival

The 14th Althorp Literary Festival will be taking place from Thursday 5th October – Sunday 8th October, 2017.

Tickets to the Literary Festival will be available to purchase from two months in advance of the event, however groups can request to attend on one day of the Festival in advance of the ticket release.

Please note that tours of the House cannot be facilitated during the Literary Festival. Tickets include access to the Estate and 3 author sessions of your choice.

To make a group booking, please complete the form below, or alternatively download a PDF version and return it to us

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  • * Our group rates apply to a minimum booking of 12/16 people.
    ** If your preferred session/arrival time is not available you will be allocated the nearest available.