Experience the unique warmth of this historic family home for yourself


Visitors are invited to explore this wonderful house in 2019, discovering beautiful interiors and one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics.

In the Stables Block, built by Roger Morris in 1733 in the Anglo-Palladian style, enjoy refreshments in the Stables Café, browse the Gift Shop and explore our seasonal exhibitions. There is a new exhibition celebrating the relationship between the Spencer Family and the Animals of Althorp,  and new items added to exhibition The Spencers: The History of an English Family which illustrates 500 years of the Spencer family and their contribution to English public life.

Craft Fair 9-11 August 2019
The Althorp Craft Fair is a must-see for craft-lovers.  Visitors can learn a number of impressive techniques, along with shopping opportunities and inspiration from a selection of local crafters.  Entry is included within Adult or Family Day Ticket passes.

Children’s Week 24-30 August 2019
In this fun-packed week, your children can discover the characters behind Althorp’s remarkable history, and take part in an exciting array of games, interactive workshops and activities to entertain the whole family. Entry is included within Adult or Family Day Ticket passes.

Althorp Opening Dates 2019

Althorp House and Park will be open:

1 July – 31st August 2019

The Estate and Grounds are open from 12 noon to 5pm,
with last entry into the House by 3pm.

Note that The House and Park will not be open 6th July, 7th July, or 21st July.

2019 Tickets and Prices

During the 2019 House Opening Season (1st July – 31st August), all tickets to Althorp will include entry to the grounds, the current exhibitions, Café and Gift Shop in the Stables Courtyard, and entrance to the State Rooms of the House.

We will be closed to the public on Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th and Sunday 21st July 2019.

Type Online At the Gate
Adult Ticket £18.50 £20.00
Senior or Student Ticket £16.00 £17.50
Family Ticket
(2 Adults and 2 Children)
£45.00 £48.00
Children between 5-16 Years Old £11.00 £11.00
Children 0-4 Years Old Free Free

Gift Tickets are available to Purchase.

We are taking Group Bookings for summer 2019.

Additional Information

Click here for details on how to get to Althorp.

Please note the award winning Diana: A Celebration exhibition closed in August 2013 at Althorp. No claims can be made by visitors based on losses due to this particular exhibition not being included in their visit.

  • Free car parking is available to all visitors, please note that there is a 5 to 10 minute walk from the car park through the grounds to the House
  • Disabled parking and those who find walking difficult is available on request, near the House
  • The Estate and Stables, and ground floor of the House, are fully accessible to wheelchair users. There is no assisted access available to the upstairs rooms in the House
  • Dogs are not permitted on the Estate, excluding guide and assistance dogs
  • Althorp is proud to be part of the Historic Houses Association. All HHA Members and Friends of the HHA will receive free entry with a valid membership card on any of Althorp’s public opening dates in 2019, excluding any additional events planned outside the published Public Opening times and dates.
  • As Althorp is primarily a private family home, the House and areas of estate may be closed at short notice to the public on rare instances during the opening season
  • Photography of the exterior of Althorp House and grounds can be taken for personal use only. Internal photography of Althorp is not permitted. Photography taken for any commercial use must have prior written consent from the Althorp Estate.

Note that professional filming or photography must be approved in advance. Long lenses are not permitted. For all filming and photography enquiries, please email

Visitors with accessibility concerns, and queries about the disabled parking, are asked to contact the House Opening team directly regarding their visit on 01604 770 107 or email