EXPLORING LOSELEY

LOSELEY PARK HOUSE AND GARDENS ARE NOW CLOSED AND RE-OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

We suggest you need to spend at least four hours at Loseley Park to appreciate it fully, although on summer days we do find people stay considerably longer and you’re always welcome to spend the entire day with us.  The House will closeson 31st August 2017 and the Gardens and Grounds will close on 30th September 2017. Visits to Loseley House are by guided tour only and last around 50 minutes. Last tour 45 minutes before close.

Wheelchairs – We have 2 wheelchairs available for visitor’s use.

Accessibility – The Garden, Grounds, Gift Shop, Tea Room, Chapel and Toilets are all fully accessible to wheelchair users.  Please note that the Garden pathways are laid to shallow gravel. The ground floor only of the House is accessible to wheelchair users.  Please note: NO HEAVY FRAMED MOTORISED WHEELCHAIRS ARE ALLOWED IN LOSELEY HOUSE.

Opening Times & Prices

LOSELEY PARK HOUSE AND GARDENS ARE NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND RE-OPEN ON MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

Opening Times 2017

The Estate is closed to the public on Fridays and Saturdays, but will be open on Mondays in 2016 (incl. Bank Hols).

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Open Open Open Open Closed Closed Open

Loseley House Guided Tours

1st MAY – 31st AUG

Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 4pm (last tour 45 mins before close) Sundays: 1pm – 5pm (last tour 45 mins before close) No pre-booking necessary

DUE TO WEDDINGS ON THE FOLLOWING DATES THE AVAILABILITY OF HOUSE TOURS WILL BE RESTRICTED

  • Sunday 28th May – House will open from 2.30pm approx
  • Monday 29th May – House will open from 2.30pm approx

A CORPORATE FAMILY EVENT IS TAKING PLACE ON SUNDAY 2ND JULY ON THE LAWNS IN BETWEEN THE TITHE BARN AND LOSELEY HOUSE (12pm – 4pm)

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MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Open Open Open Open Closed Closed Open

Grounds, Walled Garden, Shop & Tearoom

1st MAY – 28th SEP

Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 5pm

 

Loseley House   12pm – 4pm (Mon-Thurs) 1pm – 5pm (Sun)
Other areas  Normal times apply
Shop – Christmas openings   See website or contact us for details

For the three days of the Garden Show (Friday 28th – Sunday 30th July) Loseley House will be open between 12pm and 5pm for free flow of the ground floor.  The last entry will be at 4.30pm.  Tickets are £3.00 per person payable at the entrance to the House on presentation of a valid Garden Show ticket.  Entry to the Walled Garden is including in the Garden Show ticket.

Admission prices 2017

Individuals Adult Child (5-16) Concession
House, Garden & Grounds £10.00 £5.00 £8.50
Garden & Grounds only (Inc. Mulberry Tea Lawn) £5.50 £2.75 £5.00
Shop only Free Free Free

House, Garden & Grounds family ticket: £26.00
(admits two adults and up to three children aged between 5-16)

Groups (pre-booked only, min 10 people)
House, Garden & Grounds £8.50 £4.50
Garden & Grounds only £4.50 £2.50
Guided Garden Tours £3.50 extra

Friends of Loseley Park: £30.00 Individual
(free entry + 1 guest to Garden during Season and special offers)

Please note that dogs are only allowed in the car park and only on leads.

Download our 2017 Visitor Leaflet

Download the Loseley Park Access Statement

Gardeners World - 2 for 1 entry
Visit England - Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Group Visits

Arranging a Group Visit

To make sure your visit runs smoothly, our Groups Coordinator will help you plan your visit, arrange for you to be met on arrival and be on hand to help throughout your time with us.

To arrange a Group visit simply call 01483 405112 or email groups@loseleypark.co.uk. Our Groups Coordinator will be happy to help you with all the details and answer any questions you may have.  To ensure that you enjoy your visit to the maximum, we carefully time House tours and pre-booked refreshments. The Walled Garden, Grounds, Chapel and Shop can then be enjoyed at leisure. Minimum number to qualify for Group rate is 10.  See below for further information.

Group Visits brochure

Group Leader Information Sheet

Groups Booking Form 2017

Groups Catering Form 2017

Garden Tours

For those with a special interest in gardening and horticulture, we can also arrange tours of the Walled Garden led by one of Loseley’s knowledgeable experts including our Head Gardener, Burney.   Download Guided Garden Tours information

Visit Watts Gallery Artists’ Village and Loseley Park in the same day

Benefit from our “2 venues in 1 day” offer of only £18.00 per person, which includes a tour at Watts Gallery Artists’ Village and a guided tour of Loseley House.  Please note this offer is not applicable on Mondays as the Gallery is closed.

Christmas Group Festivities 2017

Not usually open to the public through the winter, we have two dates available in December (Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th) for Groups to enjoy a guided tour of the ground floor of the house and Christmas lunch in our 17th Century Tithe Barn which will be decorated in traditional festive style.  Your Group will have a guided tour of the ground floor of Loseley House with one of our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides and lunch provided by our caterers, Caper & Berry.  1 or 2 course menu options available. Fully licensed cash bar and pre-booked wine options.  For more information contact groups@loseleypark.co.uk 

Christmas Group Activities 2017

Christmas Group Booking Form 2017

  • Opening Times: Please discuss available dates and times with our Group Coordinator
  • Walled Garden, Tea Room and Gift Shop: May, June, July, August, September: Sunday to Thursday: 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (Closed Friday and Saturday)
  • Loseley House Guided Tours: The only way to access the House is on a Guided Tour.  May, June, July, August (and by arrangement in September): Sunday to Thursday (closed Fridays and Saturdays)  Where possible, all Groups are met by one of our Meeter/Greeters who will welcome and advise you on all aspects of your visit to Loseley Park.
  • Bookings: All Groups must be booked in advance and free flow is only available within the Walled Garden.
  • Provisional bookings: We are happy to schedule your visit into our calendar on a provisional basis and will send confirmation upon receipt of your booking form.
  • Arrival times: Earlier arrival and exclusive House Tours can be arranged.
  • Guided House Tours: All House Tours are Guided and of 45 minute duration. For numbers that exceed 25, the group is divided in half and a second Tour is organised. Ground floor only tours available for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.  Only non-motorized wheelchairs can access the House.
  • Walled Garden At your leisure. Guided Tours (approx 1 hour) are available for all or part of your group at an additional fee. Weekday tours, where possible, with Head Gardener.
  • Seating: There is an abundance of benches throughout the Walled Garden.
  • Group Leader: Free admission is offered to Group Leaders/Organisers.
  • Coach Drivers: Free entry to the Walled Garden plus lunch/tea vouchers.
  • Parking: Free of charge. Visitors will set down in the main car park, close to the House, Gardens, toilets and refreshment facilities. There are special set down areas for disabled visitors.
  • Catering We have limited public catering facilities and they can become extremely busy if there are many visitors or if the weather is inclement therefore no free flow catering is available and we strongly recommend all Groups pre-book refreshments (coffee, lunches and teas).  This will provide you with a very good value menu in an area specially set aside for your Group. Groups have been very complimentary about this service.  Our caterers, Caper & Berry, will contact you two weeks before your visit for menu choices and final numbers. Tea/coffee on arrival, Lunches and Teas are all available to pre-book. Please advise of any allergies or special dietary needs in advance. Please take note of their telephone number which is 01483 457103
  • Picnic Areas We have two small, uncovered picnic areas available, one close to the car park and one by the lake. Picnics are not permitted within the Walled Garden.
  • Contact Telephone Number For the day of your visit we will provide you with a mobile number for use in the event that your coach is delayed. Loseley, in turn, request a mobile contact number should we be aware of any delays which may affect your journey.
  • Directions to Loseley Park:  Sat Nav/Route Finders are unreliable regarding access to Loseley Park, we therefore provide directions for your coach driver. Our Sat Nav address can be found on your Booking Form.
  • Payment: To be made on the day of your visit, by cash, cheque or credit card. Entrance fees are payable to Loseley Park. Catering fees are payable to Caper & Berry (cash or credit card).
  • House Guides Our Guides have a wide variety of expertise – if your group has a special interest then please let us know and we will try to ensure your Guide is the most suitable for your interests.
  • Wheelchairs We have 2 wheelchairs available for visitors to use.
  • Accessibility The Garden, Grounds, Gift Shop, Tea Room, Chapel and Toilets are all fully accessible to wheelchair users. Please note that the Garden pathways are laid to shallow gravel.  The ground floor of the House is only accessible to non-motorised wheelchairs.

The above information has been compiled from our experience of the most commonly asked questions by group organizers and of their members. We do hope these notes are informative and useful in planning your visit to Loseley Park where you can be sure of a warm welcome.

Groups Co-ordinator contact information: 01483 405112 or groups@loseleypark.co.uk

 

 

 

 

“This was the easiest outing I have organised because of the attitude and proficiency of the people I contacted.  An excellent visit!”

More Park DFAS

“We had the most lovely day – the guided tour of the house was so interesting, we loved the beautiful garden and the food was excellent!”

WEA History of Art Group

“Everything went like clockwork and all our members had a wonderful time.  The house, guides and gardens are amazing!”

Grange Park Horticultural Society

How to Find Us

Loseley Park is South of Guildford and 30 miles South West of London.

Loseley Park Guildford Surrey GU3 1HS

By road Loseley Park is situated on the B3000 New Pond Road and the main entrance is in Stakescorner Road, signposted ‘Loseley House’. Please be aware the Sandy Lane route has a sharp hairpin bend not suitable for coaches. If using SATNAV, please enter “Stakescorner Road GU3 1HS otherwise you will be directed to the wrong part of Loseley Estate.

By rail Our nearest main station is at Guildford around three miles away and a taxi from there will take you direct to Loselely Park. Alternatively the bus station is a short walk and the bus will take you to the end of the Loseley drive – it’s then a pleasant walk of a little over a mile to Loseley House.

By bus From Guildford Bus Station – numbers 42, 70, 71 and 72

Grid reference SU 97457 47329

Loseley Park

Access Statement

Loseley Park is set in acres of rolling parkland just south of Guildford in Surrey and very close to the towns of Godalming and Farncombe. Access is from the B3000 and Stakescorner Road which is long with a gentle gradient (not suitable for walking as it is narrow with no footpaths). The entrance and driveway on to the estate is flat and laid with gravel with a few prominent speed humps. The House and Gardens are situated on a flat area of parkland roughly in the centre of the estate. The nearest mainline railway stations are at Godalming (3 miles approx) and Guildford (3.5 miles approx). Loseley Park is a member of the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme.

 

 

The Gardens are fully accessible to wheelchair users as the paths are flat and laid with shallow gravel. The ground floor only of the House is accessible to non-motorized wheelchair users. There is no lift to the first floor. The Tithe Barn and Chestnut Lodge are accessible to wheelchair users. There is an Accessible Parking area close to the House and Gardens and Accessible Toilets at the Wisteria Tea Room and in the Tithe Barn and Chestnut Lodge.  We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01483 304440 or email enquiries@loseleypark.co.uk

Download our Access Statement 2016

 

Lunches and teas

The Wisteria Tearoom, Mulberry Tea Lawn and White Garden Marquee

Caper & Berry are delighted to welcome you to The Wisteria Tea Room where delicious homemade and seasonal treats await you.

We serve everything from light lunches to include open sandwiches, homemade soups, delicious cream teas and other refreshments. All of our food is made on the premises and we are very proud to use local suppliers for ingredients that travel the minimal distance to reach us. We are also very pleased to offer cakes made here onsite at The Loseley Bakery, along with our locally renowned Caper & Berry chocolate brownies for that ultimate indulgent chocolate snack.

We serve our own hand blended range of coffee, offering you the best in aromatic flavours along with a lovely selection of speciality teas to choose from.
So whether you are popping in for a quick mid-morning break, or coming in with friends to enjoy a leisurely drink, we have a variety of different beverages to suit you and the time of day. The Wisteria Tea Room is also licensed, and we are pleased to offer a variety of wines, and beers to include wonderful ales from the local Hogs Back brewery, along with a variety of soft drinks.

When the weather is fine, we are pleased to extend our offering of refreshments out into the heart of the Walled Garden on the Mulberry tea lawn where you can enjoy our food in beautiful and tranquil surroundings. (Garden entry prices apply).

We are very happy to welcome families and have lots to offer young children with a lovely selection on our children’s menu; to also include “Decorate your own Gingerbread Man” which can be taken away or eaten on the spot. Highchairs can be provided on request; please just ask one of our friendly team for assistance.

For special occasions why not host your own private afternoon tea,or dine and have lunch under the White Garden Marquee? Tucked away in a lovely secluded spot in the Walled Garden, this is a great opportunity to dine alfresco, sample an assortment of delicious finger sandwiches and freshly baked cakes, and enjoy a chilled glass of something with family and friends. {Garden entry prices apply). Please contact us to make a reservation, or for further information please do not hesitate to contact us at loseley@caperandberry.co.uk. Tel : 01483 457103

Opening Times: Sunday to Thursday: May to September 11.00am – 5.00pm. (Closed Friday & Saturday).

Click here to see our Wisteria Tea Room, Mulberry Tea Lawn and White Garden Marquee menu

Gift Shop

If you’re a keen gardener, or interested in history of Elizabethan and Tudor England the Loseley Park shop is certainly worth visiting.

For every item in our range has been selected to offer high quality at a reasonable cost.

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