Thornbridge Hall Gardens

Historic Building in Bakewell

Thornbridge Hall
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Thornbridge Hall, a Grade II listed stately home nestled amidst the picturesque hills of the Peak District, is a true gem. Spread over 100 acres of breathtaking parkland, it serves as the private residence of Jim and Emma Harrison, and has been meticulously restored to its former glory. Today, it is renowned as one of the most enchanting and unique stately homes in the United Kingdom.

A visit to Thornbridge Hall offers a delightful experience. Stop by Quackers Café to indulge in aromatic coffee, homemade cakes, a light lunch, or even enjoy a refreshing pint of Thornbridge beer. Explore The Emporium, where you can find an assortment of locally made gifts and plants. Take a leisurely stroll through the meticulously maintained formal gardens and soak in the awe-inspiring views of the magnificent Peak District. To delve into the captivating history of Thornbridge, book a guided tour of the Hall and discover its fascinating stories.

Thornbridge Hall is an excellent destination for a family outing. Children will delight in the duck fountain and garden trail, as well as the new Thornbridge Smallholding’s Meet the Animals area, which is free to access. Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome throughout the estate, including the café and gardens.

Extend your experience by taking advantage of the House Tour, Cream Tea, and Garden Entry package, available at an affordable price of £20 per person. For ongoing privileges, consider becoming a member of the Thornbridge Club, which offers various benefits through its Bronze, Silver, and Gold Memberships. Additionally, RHS members and Gardener’s World vouchers are accepted on selected days.

Thornbridge Hall provides a captivating backdrop for a range of events, from weddings, corporate functions, and private celebrations to product launches and filming locations. Its contemporary and elegant ambiance ensures a memorable experience for every occasion.

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Visiting Thornbridge Hall Gardens


Daily 10:00 – 16:00


Gardens: £5.60 House: £12.00

Address: Thornbridge Hall, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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