a young person dressed as an 18th century servant wearing a wig and carrying a tray

Summer Holidays: Servants’ Secrets

Date/Time: 20 July 2024 - 01 September 2024

Venue: Temple Newsam

Price: Included in admission

House: Tuesday - Sunday: 10.30am - 5pm
Home Farm: Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm | Open Bank Holiday Mondays and throughout summer school holidays
Tea Rooms: Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm | Saturday - Sunday: 9.30am - 4pm
Shop: Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 4.30pm

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a servant in a grand house like Temple Newsam? In the past, Temple Newsam needed an army of cooks, cleaners, and butlers working hard every day to keep it running smoothly. Come along during the summer school holidays to learn all about these characters from history, what their lives were like and the different jobs they had to do.

There will be family fun crafts, trails, and activities to take part in, included in your admission fee during normal opening hours. Drop in.


Explore the historic mansion with hidden treasures, encounter rare breed animals at Home Farm and stroll through the impressive grounds and gardens. Find out more about things to see and do at Temple Newsam.

To find out more about getting to Temple Newsam and view our access information, plan your visit to Temple Newsam.

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