Things to see & do at Temple Newsam

Discover Temple Newsam and explore the Tudor-Jacobean mansion filled with hidden treasures, encounter rare breed farm animals in the historic farm and stroll through the impressive grounds and gardens.

Make sure to also explore our range of events running throughout the year, and don’t miss our annual exhibition in the house – find out what’s on at Temple Newsam.

The House

Learn fascinating facts about past residents who lived and worked here through our collections, special exhibitions and tours which go under the ropes and behind the scenes.

Bring the whole family along and dress up in costume, follow a trail or take part in the extra special activities hosted in school holidays.

The House at Temple Newsam page
Home Farm at Temple Newsam

Home Farm

Wander through the historic cobbled yards and outbuildings and find out what life was like at Home Farm at Temple Newsam.

Come along and get up close to your favourite farmyard friends including piglets, geese, guinea pigs and loads more!

Park & Lakes

Enjoy fantastic vistas of the park and lakes at Temple Newsam from every window of the house and take in this vastly beautiful estate.

Join our nature trails, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. Take a picnic by the lakeside gardens or have some family fun in our adventure playground.

Park & Lakes at Temple Newsam
Gardens at Temple Newsam


A short stroll from the house and farm you’ll be greeted by Rhododendron Walk, planted with material collected by previous owners of Temple Newsam and beautifully developed over the years.

Within the Walled Garden discover 800 yards of outstanding herbaceous borders, rose beds and herbs set within the beautifully aged 18th century brick walls.

Golf at Temple Newsam

Set in the estate’s picturesque parkland, challenge your friends and family to a round of golf across our historic Lady Dorothy and Lord Irwin courses.

Founded nearly a century ago, our 18 holes provide the perfect mix of tricky hazards, rolling fairways and scenic woodland views.

Golf at Temple Newsam page
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