Visiting Althorp

Visit Althorp and discover nineteen rooms in the house, in the company of one of Althorp's expert guides, and learn the fascinating history of the Spencer family - whose historic home Althorp has been, since 1508.

Explore magnificent interiors and one of Europe's finest private collections of paintings, furniture and china.

Visitors are invited to wander round the Gardens, the Arboretum, the new Spencer Exhibition and the Stables, at their leisure, and to enjoy refreshments in the Stables Café.

Opening Dates and Times for 2014

Althorp is now closed to the public. Please sign up to our mailing list to be notified when Althorp's 2015 opening dates are confirmed. 

Events at Althorp


Saturday 18th for the Althorp Run and Duathlon


Wednesday 10th; Thursday 11th; Friday 12th for the Althorp Christmas Opening.

For details of upcoming events at Althorp throughout 2014, please see our Events page.

Tickets and Prices

Tickets not available to purchase for 2015 at present, please add yourself to Althorp’s mailing list to be notified when they become available. For tickets to the December Christmas Opening, please click here.

Groups and Coaches

Coach parties are welcome to pre-book for their visit, at no additional charge. Please call a member of the House Opening team for more information on 01604 770 107 or contact

Download the group booking form.

Additional Information

Click here for details on how to get to Althorp.

For any further information, please telephone the House Opening team on 01604 770 107. For all email enquiries please contact:


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