Harewood House, LeedsCurrently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
- Address: Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS17 9LG, United Kingdom
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +44-1132181010
- Ticket Price: 15 GBP
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Outdoors, Garden, Play Ground, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Heritage Building
About Harewood House, Leeds
Situated within “capability” Brown designed landscape, this historic Georgian property offers breathtaking views from its terraces. Inside the house, you can see rare Chippendale furniture and exquisite interior designs in the State Rooms. Also, do take out time to explore the corridors Below Stairs. Constructed during 1759 – 1772, the Harewood House is the seat of the Earl and Countess of Harewood. The house today retains much of its original splendor and enchants people with its grandeur.
As you enter inside the rooms, you shall come across extensive art collections, from El Greco, JMW Turner, and Joshua Reynolds to Epstein, Sidney Nolan and Gaudier-Brzeska. Apart from the main house, you can also enjoy around its 32 acre lake and rolling hills with views from the formal Italian Terrace that are certainly not to be missed.
This marvelous county house has something for everyone, with lots of space to run around, a massive adventure playground, penguins, flamingos, the kids can think of spending a fabulous day ahead.
Harewood House Information
- The State Floor, Below Stairs, Terrace Gallery and Cafe will be closed during the Winter Weekends.
Harewood House Ticket Prices
- Senior Citizens: £ 13.50
- Child/Student: £ 7.50
- Family: £ 40.00
- Members Free
Grounds & Below Stairs tickets include entry to the Bird Garden, the Gardens & Grounds and Below Stairs.
- Adult : £10.50
- Senior Citizen : £9.50
- Child/student : £6.50
- Family : £30.00
If you wish to visit the State Rooms during your visit as a Grounds & Below Stairs guest, you may upgrade your ticket at the House Desk.
- Adult : £5.00
- Senior Citizen : £5.00
- Child/student : £3.00
- Family : £12.00
Harewood House Opening and Closing Hours
- Below Stairs: 11 am - 4 pm
- Terrace Gallery: 11 am - 4 pm
- Terrace Café: 11 am - 4:30 pm
- Gardens, grounds and adventure playground: 11 am - 5:30 pm
- Bird Garden: 11 am - 5:30 pm
- Last admission to the House is at 15:30.
- Last admission to the Bird Garden is at 17:00.
How To reach Harewood House by Public Transport
- Bus Route : No. 36 to Harewood from Leeds and Harrogate
- Nearest Rail stations are Leeds and Harrogate
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Things to Know Before Visiting Harewood House
57.58% of people who visit Leeds include Harewood House in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
53.98% of people start their Harewood House visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Harewood House
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Harewood House
Harewood House, Leeds Reviews
Harewood House set in very grand privately owned rolling parklands open to the public just north of Leeds on the A61, is a good place for a family day out. Last weekend the grounds provided a very good setting indeed for this year's Northern Cross Country Championships. But be careful when actually touring the house, the staff were not historically particularly child friendly. Nevertheless a recommended venue to visit.
Harewood house is a beautiful stately home. Gardens and estate are beautifully manicured. A day ticket is relatively expensive in my view but on a nice day it is a wonderful part of the world to be in. The estate is not part of national trust or English heritage and so tickets are limited only to the estate. Harewood house estate is home to lots of pne off or annual events (classic car show, food events, open air theatre productions, Christmas productions etc). It's a great place to bring kids to visit the outdoors. The bird garden has had a small farm experience added around 2016 which is small but nice. The lake has boat tours on for an extra fee. The woods and ornamental gardens are beautiful and the kids play grounds are fun with big slides and climbing frames and zip wires. On rainy days the kitchen under the stairs is fun. For adults theres plenty of history and a great bookshop. The high prices mean that it never seems to crowded and make it a lovely oasis only a few miles out of Leeds city centre.
Great place for a day out. Lovely wildlife and bird area. Good play area for kids of all ages. Beautiful grounds and plenty of parking. Nice eating areas.
We go here slot as we our members. It has a great kids playground which caters for all ages. There is the bird sanctuary and nice food. It can get pretty busy e.g. this Xmas it was packed and they ran out of a lot of food. The house itself is interesting to wander around and my daughter who is 4 enjoyed the Xmas decorations. There are some nice walks including some which you don't need to pay to do.
Venue for Northern Counties Cross Country 2018, well organised and planned event. Good access on day for us from North. Good parking and great Venue - more athletics meetings to come here I think. Tough uphill start though!
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