The lift in Temple Newsam House is currently out of service. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and are presently working to repair it. The house will be closed all day for a wedding on Saturday 24 July.

Visit our FAQ page. for more information on what we are doing to make your visit safe.

Discover a working farm and historic house on a country estate surrounded by scenic parkland.

Temple Newsam Tea Rooms

Scone with jam, cream and butter

The Tea Rooms are now open and we continue to offer a take-away service, in addition to both indoor and outdoor seating. The Spring Summer menu is available with locally sourced food and drinks, including a vegetarian and vegan range.

Below the Salt


Geometric artwork formed out of salt

Artist Catherine Bertola presents Below the Salt, an exhibition exploring how Temple Newsam House has been occupied over the course of its history, and how social hierarchies have been expressed through the architecture and use of materials within the building.

Temple Newsam Tea Festival

Temple Newsam Tea Festival Artwork

Join us for our first ever festival of tea! There’s lots going on over summer and the festival will be in full swing from 2-10 October with appearances from Yorkshire Tea and Bettys. Did we mention that we’ve brewed our own blend of Temple tea too?!

Christmas at Temple Newsam

Three children holding hands run through a tunnel of Christmas lights. They are all dressed in winter clothing.

Brand new Christmas event coming your way for 2021! Enjoy an after-dark illuminated trail through the festive grounds and gardens during the festive holiday season.

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