Temple Newsam News

A black and white photograph of male gardeners at Temple Newsam

Secret to estate’s flower power revealed as historic hothouse bursts into life

It’s a hidden horticultural gem where generations of gardeners have cultivated exotic fruits and blooms for more than 230 years.
A display of colourful paper birds and flowers

Natural history with a twist as house brings great outdoor indoors

The stunning sights and sounds of the natural world have been brought to life inside the walls of Temple Newsam.
Dignitaries gather for the 1922 ceremony to handover Temple Newsam House to Leeds Corporation.

Temple Newsam turns back time to celebrate centenary

A special celebration will see Temple Newsam roll back the years this weekend as the much-loved estate marks 100 years of belonging to the people of Leeds.
Leeds Museums and Galleries conservator Emma Bowron with the silver gilt Doncaster Gold Cup 1828-29

Polished display as house team spruces up city’s family silver

A dazzling array of stunning silver centrepieces are looking their beautiful best thanks to a polished performance from staff at a Leeds mansion.
A man uses a brush on a fine marble table in Temple Newsam House

House’s new lava-topped treasure is hot property

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A one-of-a-kind piece of furniture decorated with ancient lava from an Italian volcano has become part of the historic collection at a Leeds mansion. Commissioned by one of the nation’s greatest antiques collectors Charles Townley in around…
A male volunteer is stood on some step ladders looking through books in the Georgian Library of Temple Newsam House

Library messages reveal fascinating chapter in the story of Temple Newsam

A trove of centuries-old keepsakes, footnotes and family crests has been discovered inside the antique tomes of a Leeds mansion’s beautiful Georgian library. Staff at Temple Newsam House carrying out meticulous conservation work on the…