Visit information


13 Feb – 3 Nov 24
Tues – Sun: 10.30am – 5pm

5 Nov – 9 Feb 25

Pre-booked visits and guided tours only

Tues – Sun: 11am – 4pm
Tours run hourly

Home Farm

31 Mar – 27 Oct 24
Tues – Sun: 10am – 5pm

1 & 8 Apr (Easter)
Mon: 10am – 5pm

28 Oct 24 – 30 Mar 25
Tues – Sun: 10am – 4pm


Gift Shop, Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Mrs Pawson’s Shop, TuesdaySunday: 11am – 3pm

Tea Rooms

From 31 Mar:

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 5.30pm

From 27 Oct:

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 4pm

Access information

We aim to provide a friendly, accessible environment for all our visitors and the widest possible access to our buildings, exhibitions and collections.

Download our Accessibility Guide for Temple Newsam House


What3Words is a location app which provides exact location points based on 3 metre squares. Every 3 metre square of the world has been given a unique combination of three words which can be shared with friends and family, emergency services and more to pinpoint locations easily.

We have provided What3Words locations for key areas of our attractions to help you navigate your visit.


Entry to Temple Newsam Estate is free of charge for carers.

How to find and enter Temple Newsam

Situated between Colton and Halton, Temple Newsam Estate is approximately 5 miles from Leeds and 1.5 miles from the nearest train station at Cross Gates.

Get directions on Google Maps

House entrance: ///loft.matter.toward

Accessible toilets

Accessible toilets are available in the house, stables courtyard and in a fully accessible Changing Places facility next to the accessible playground.

Facilities in the changing places toilets include an emergency alarm, a fire alarm with a flashing light, rise and fall sink, bed and hoist. The Changing Places toilets and stables courtyard toilet are RADAR key operated.

Baby change

Baby changing facilities are available in the stable courtyard toilets and in the gender neutral ground floor toilet located in the house.

Disabled parking

There are several disabled parking spaces across the estate. Designated disabled bays are available in every car park.

The house car park provides level access to Temple Newsam House. Access from the other car parks to the house is by gradual uphill pathways.

Blind and partially sighted visitors

Guide and Assistance dogs

Dogs are welcome to all areas of Temple Newsam except the house, Home Farm and the café. Guide and Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas.

Dogs need to be kept on leads in the gardens and courtyard but are free to roam around the rest of the grounds if under control. Water is available by the stables courtyard, near the toilets.

Visitors with physical disabilities and wheelchair users

Lifts and access to galleries in the House

A large proportion of the house is fully accessible.

Some things to note are that:

  • benches and seats are available for visitors to use around the house
  • a lift provides access to all floors for wheelchair users. The lift can accommodate one wheelchair at any time
  • there is no wheelchair access to the south wing of the house or the cellars
  • mobility scooters are not allowed within the house. However you can request a wheelchair from staff on arrival – Subject to availability.

Access in the grounds, Home Farm and the walled gardens

The grounds, gardens and walled gardens are fully accessible.

Some things to note are that:

  • if you are using push wheelchairs, you may struggle on some of the gravel/cobbled areas, particularly in Home Farm and the stables courtyard
  • the walled garden is fully accessible but the pathways are fairly steep in parts
  • electric wheelchairs must be left outside the café and estate office
  • many trails and walks are accessible but steep in parts
  • there is a fully accessible playground next to Home Farm
  • the first floor display areas of Home Farm are not accessible but interpretation is displayed on the ground floor

Borrow a wheelchair or scooter

A manual wheelchair is available from the house entrance to borrow on your visit. Unfortunately we cannot provide assistance around the house for wheelchair users.

There are a selection of motorised, manual wheelchairs and scooters available in the park for outdoor use. They are free to use – donations welcome.

Booking is recommended by ringing 0113 3367 560.

Hearing impaired and deaf visitors

An audio tour enhancement is available for visitors to the house who have hearing difficulties.

Special Educational Needs and Access

Please visit our dedicated Special Educational Needs and Access page for more information about how we try to make Temple Newsam inclusive and accessible for people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Access provision for groups

There are areas within the house that are touch and handling friendly and there is plenty to see, touch and smell at Home Farm. Explore our What’s On section for upcoming handling sessions.

If a member or members of your group require access provision, please contact us before your visit.


Temple Newsam is a member of the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS). The VAQAS is a scheme which ensures high quality experiences at tourist attractions, including a commitment to respect the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 by making reasonable adjustments to improve service for disabled people.

Contact us

For more information before your visit please contact us:


0113 336 7460
(10am - 4pm)



Temple Newsam
Temple Newsam Road
Leeds LS15 0AE

Admission prices & tickets

Ticket TypeHouseFarmJoint
Adult (16+)£9.50£4.75£12.85
Child (3-15)£4.20£3.40£6.85
  • Adult (16+)
    House £9.50
    Farm £4.75
    Joint £12.85
  • Child (3-15 years)
    House £4.20
    Farm £3.40
    Joint £6.85
  • Family
    House £22.00
    Farm £13.00
    Joint £31.50

Book tickets online or buy in person at the shop in the Courtyard. Pre-booking is essential for ticketed events and tours between November and February.

Joint House & Farm ticket

We offer a discounted joint ticket option for combined house and farm visits. Discount applied at the end of the checkout process.

Special events

Special events can be ticketed separately and may require general admission. Please check the event information when booking.

Admission to the house is free for members of:

  • Friends of Leeds City Museums
  • Leeds Art Fund
  • Yorkshires Great Houses, Castles and Gardens
  • Historic Houses Association
  • Arts Fund

Admission to the farm is free for members of Yorkshires Great Houses, Castles and Gardens.

Free entry for named MAX card holder and one parent/carer. Leeds Card and Breeze Pass discounts apply.

Area restrictions

Occasionally access to some areas of the house is restricted due to weddings or private events. Restricted area signage will be visible around the house on affected days.

How to get here


First bus numbers 19 and 19A run to Whitkirk, 1 mile from Temple Newsam.


Temple Newsam is located 1.9 miles from Cross Gates train station, an approximate 35 minute walk.

Driving and parking

From the M1 take junction 46. There is paid on-site parking available in the house car park.

*Please note that on event days there may be road closures & overflow carparks in use*