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An excellent day out for groups

An excellent day out for groups

Address

Renishaw Park,
Renishaw,
Sheffield,
S21 3WB

Details

Renishaw Hall and Gardens provides an excellent day out for groups. With hall, garden and vineyard tours on offer, there is plenty to see and do. Group tours are available throughout the year, with several options for group bookings.

Renishaw Hall has recently been awarded Garden of the Year 2015 by the Historic Houses Association.

Guided hall tours take visitors through the whole of the ground floor of historic Renishaw Hall, looking at the ten principle rooms. The hall is almost 400 years old and displays an intriguing mix of historic collections and modern day touches of this still loved - and lived in - family home.

The minimum number for a group tour is 20 people. Hall tours take approximately one hour (limited seating during the tour).

Specialist hall tours
We also offer the following specialist tours:

Literary hall tour - £18 per person. Renishaw Hall is a house built on books, with a wide range of literary interests and connections over a period of almost 400 years. Each Sitwell generation has made its unique contribution to the literary legacy of the house and the family, some achieving considerable public acclaim. Learn about the literary aspirations and careers of the Sitwells, especially the 1920s -1960s famous 'literary trio' - Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell

A Decorative Arts at Renishaw Hall tour is also available at £15 per person, focusing on the family's incredible collection of paintings, furniture and other antique objects.

If your group has a special area of interest we can tailor a tour especially for you.

Guided garden tours show groups the stunning Italianate gardens of Renishaw Hall, complete with statues, water features and beautiful planting schemes. The garden was designed by Sir George Sitwell 4th Bt over 115 years ago and his vision is still strong today. Tours are with Head Gardener, David Kesteven or other garden experts and last approximately one hour (limited seating during the tour).


Guided vineyard tours take place in the historic vineyard on site, which is over 40 years old making it one of the oldest vineyards in England and it was once the most northerly vineyard in the world. Today, the vineyard is looked after by wine maker Kieron Atkinson and produces award-winning wines which visitors can try on a tour and tasting session. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours including the wine tasting.

Coach park: Free

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcome

Opening details

By arrangement only

Prices

Guided Hall Tour with garden and museum entry £11.75 per person
Guided Hall Tour with all inclusive catering package £25 per person
Guided garden tour with museum access £11.75 per person
Garden visit with museum access £5.50 per person

The minimum number for a group tour is 20 people. Hall tours take approximately one hour with limited seating during the tour.

Free Coach Driver entry to gardens and refreshments in the café
Free Coach parking

Please ask regarding membership discounts like HHA and RHS at time of booking so we can honour the discounts.

Terms & Conditions apply

Location

Directions

See location of Renishaw Hall and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 435785  Lat: 53.30176 Long: -1.34781

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A6135 (signposted Renishaw). Follow road for approx 2 miles, passing through village of Renishaw. Pass Sitwell Arms Hotel on right and follow road for just under a mile, turning left onto B6053. Take first left turning onto drive to Hall.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway roundabout and take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). In approx 4 miles reach M1 motorway roundabout and take 1st exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
 
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