Visit information


Tuesday – Sunday: 10.30am – 5pm

Home Farm

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm, open bank holidays


Monday – Friday: 10am – 4.30pm

Saturday – Sunday: 9.30am – 5.30pm


Gift Shop, Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 4.30pm

Mrs Pawson’s Shop, Monday – Friday: 11am – 4pm, Weekend 10am – 4pm


Visitor centre, Adventure playground, Café, Conference facilities, Meeting rooms, Education facilities, Picnic area, Toilets, Baby change, Shop, Walks and trails, Football pitches, Golf course and Sport and recreation facilities

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.


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

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.

A manual wheelchair and all-terrain mobility scooters are available to use outdoors.

Please contact us before your visit to ensure that our mobility aids are available.

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+)£9.00£4.50£12.00
Child (5-16)£4.00£3.20£6.50
  • Adult (16+)
    House £9.00
    Farm £4.50
    Joint £12.00
  • Child (5-16 years)
    House £4.00
    Farm £3.20
    Joint £6.50
  • Family
    House £21.00
    Farm £12.40
    Joint £30.00

Please feel free to book your tickets to the house and farm online. Alternatively tickets are available from the giftshop, on the day of your visit.

Make a day of it and immerse yourself in everything Temple Newsam with a joint ticket to visit the house and farm. If you’re visiting the house and farm you can add tickets to your basket and a discount will be applied at the end of the checkout process.

Admission to the house is free for Leeds Max Card holders and members of Yorkshires Great Houses, Castles and Gardens, Leeds Art Fund, Friends of Leeds City Museums, the Historic Houses Association and the National Arts Collection Fund. Admission to the farm is free for Leeds Max Card holders and members of Yorkshires Great Houses, Castles and Gardens. 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*