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Burghley House

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Type:Historic House / Palace

Burghley Park

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Burghley House


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Recent Reviews:

  • Sam3314
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Magnificent house
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Grand privately owned stately home. About half an hour's walk from Stamford station or large car park. Good introductory AV and then decent number of rooms to see. Wonderful art collection and... Read full review
  • B3560LQa53lanf
    Paris, France
    Trip Type:
    Country House
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Personally I thought that Burghley House is the best country house that I've visited in many a long day. Stunning ceilings.. interesting gardens .. tickets valid for a whole year. Give it a miss... Read full review
  • SueTimmis
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely parkland
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 17th April 2019
    You can park here for free and enjoy the parkland and then walk through the park into Stamford. It’s a lovely, easy flat walk about a mile and a half long into the town. We didn’t go into the house... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Burghley is a mile from Stamford, 20 minutes north of Peterborough on the A1.

From the South:

From London follow the A1 north from the M25, past Stevenage, Sandy and Peterborough.
Approximately 90 miles north of London (an hour and a half) you will reach the Stamford junction labelled Carpenters Lodge.
Take the exit and cross the A1, turning left at the end of the road.
Follow the road past the estate wall and the impressive Bottle Lodges entrance gates down towards Stamford.
Just past the A43 turning on the left, turn right past the Bull & Swan Public House and continue for one mile along the Barnack Road (B1443).
You will see the Visitors Entrance on the right.

From the North:
From the North follow the A1 south past Doncaster and Grantham.
Approximately 30 minutes south of Grantham you will reach the Stamford junction labelled Carpenters Lodge.
Turn left towards Stamford.
Follow the road past the estate wall and the impressive Bottle Lodges entrance gates.
Just past the A43 on the left, turn right past the Bull & Swan Public House and continue for one mile along the Barnack Road (B1443).
You will see the Visitors Entrance on the right.

Public Transport Directions

Public Transport
Burghley's nearest station is Stamford, approximately 1 mile from the entrance. This is either a pleasant 30 minute walk taking you through the park or a short taxi ride. Stamford is a cross country link from the mainline from London to Edinburgh via Peterborough. For more information please visit There is also an hourly bus service run by Delaine which serves the outlying villages and links Peterborough to Stamford, for more information please visit

Opening Times

Burghley Grounds (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Burghley House (14 Mar 2019 - 1 Nov 2019)
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 16:30*
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


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