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Whether your group spends the whole day, or just an hour on the Estate, Lord and Lady Walpole hope you will have an enjoyable and memorable visit.

The extensive and varied gardens at Mannington Hall display all-year-round colour, and surround the medieval moated manor house.  There is an outstanding rose collection, including the Heritage Rose Gardens in the old walled garden and orchard. Wildflowers are encouraged around the lakes and ruined church. Unusual trees and shrubs are featured throughout.
We suggest organisers discuss specific requirements with us before your visit.  Visits are possible outside public opening season and times.  In order to obtain your party rate, each group that you bring should book at least 2 weeks in advance, paying for a minimum of 15 people when the booking form is returned to us. 

Party Rates

Mannington Gardens entrance is from £4.50 (this may not be available on special days).
Hall tours for special interest groups is from £7.00 (this includes garden entrance).


The Greedy Goose runs the Tearooms at Mannington. Talented chef Helen provides an interesting range of locally sourced food with seating for 50-60 people. She serves ploughman's lunches with local cheeses and homemade chutneys, tea, coffee, cakes and other light refreshments.

Please pre-order your catering requirements to ensure we can meet your needs. Other meals available by specific request.

The Information Centre at Mannington sells chilled drinks and snacks.

Special arrangements can be made to provide most catering requirements at either venue.


At Mannington, the Information Centre has maps and trail guides on sale, along with a selection of gifts, souvenirs, books, container-grown roses and other plants.

Less Able Visitors

At Mannington, most of the gardens are accessible by wheelchair and there are seats at regular intervals.  A Boardwalk through a meadow provides access to the countryside and our wheelchair-accessible bird hide. 


Tours with Lord and Lady Walpole and the Countryside Warden can be arranged all year round, during the daytime and in the evenings.  We cater for all age groups.  Specialist themed tours, such as the family history, portraits, textiles and natural history can be arranged with prices from £15.00.

A varied special events programme with music, drama and lectures, as well as outdoor events, takes place and group bookings may be available at reduced rates.

To book a party visit or for any enquiries, please write to:

Mannington Hall,
NR11 7BB.

telephone: 01263 584175 (the answerphone will be in use when the telephone is not manned)


To download a booking form, please go to our Booking Forms page.