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Grounds & Cafe Opening Times

Monday 10am – 5pm
Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Last admittance into the Abbey Park and Gardens is one hour before closing time

Last service in Cafe at 4.30pm

House Opening Times

Monday Closed*
Tuesday Closed*
Wednesday Closed*
Thursday Closed*
Friday Closed*
Saturday 12pm – 4pm
Sunday 12pm – 4pm

Last paid admittance into the house is one hour before closing time

The house is open on some Bank Holiday Mondays 12pm-4pm

*House open weekdays during school holidays. 12-4pm

Pre-booked Tours are available weekdays – contact us for details


Parking Charges

Car £6.00
Walkers/Bicycles/Motorcycles £1.00/person
Buses & Coaches £1.00/person

Parking charges include entry into the Park, formal gardens, Cafe and shop. Additional fees may apply for special events.  Check the What’s on pages or our Facebook page. Season Tickets are not valid for special events.

House Admission Charges

Adult    £8.00
Concession    £6.00
  Family Ticket 2 Adults & up to 3 Children £20.00

High Season February Half Term – October Half TermOpening Times Monday – Sunday 10am – 5pm

Low Season End of October Half Term – February Half Term : Opening Times Monday – Sunday 10am – 4pm

Season Tickets

Are you a regular visitor to Newstead Abbey?

Season tickets make an ideal present for regular visitors. Our season tickets are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and give unlimited admissions to the grounds and gardens all year round.* Season tickets can be purchased from the main park entrance gate or in our house shop (see opening times above). Season ticket price per car – £40.00 *There may be additional charges for special events held within the grounds or House.

How to get here

By Car or Coach

Newstead Abbey is located 12 miles north of Nottingham on the A60 and is also close to Junction 27 of the M1. If coming from the M1, follow the signs for Sherwood Forest until you see the brown signs for the Abbey. The postcode for your sat nav is NG15 9HJ.

By Public Transport

The Trent Barton ‘Pronto’ bus service runs regularly from the Victoria Bus Station in Nottingham City Centre to Mansfield via Newstead Abbey Gates. Click here for the current Pronto timetable

By rail, East Midlands Trains’ Robin Hood line runs from Nottingham to Worksop via Newstead Village Station (the walk from the train station to Newstead Abbey is a approximately 20 minutes). For timetables and fares call National Rail Enquiries on 0845 748 4950 or click here to visit the East Midlands Trains website.


Other public transport services operate to Newstead Abbey. To plan your journey, click here to visit the Trip Times website or call Traveline East Midlands on 0871 200 2233.


accessibility-iconDue to the historic nature of Newstead Abbey there is no lift access to the upper floor of the House and access to the ground floor is limited. Wheelchair users and their accompanying carers are therefore entitled to tickets priced at the concessionary rate. Some external paths and walkways have deep gravel surfaces which may make wheelchair manoeuvres difficult.

The café is accessible for wheelchair users.

Facilities for users with disabilities include:

  • A wheelchair loan service
  • An accessible toilet
  • Access parking, including parking for wheelchair users on the south side of the House, along the drive past the cafe at the Abbey.  For Access into the house please speak to the staff in the café
  • Seating throughout the House and Gardens

For more information about access at Newstead Abbey please call 01623 455900

Information for Visitors with Children

Baby changing facilities are available in the courtyard toilets near the cafe. Visitors using pushchairs should note that due to the historic nature of Newstead Abbey there is no lift access to the upper floor of the House, and the ground floor also contains several small steps/flights of stairs.

Information for Visitors with Dogs

Well behaved dogs are very welcome in the Grounds, but should be kept on a lead at all times.  A water bowl for your dog to use is usually available in the courtyard.

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Cafe at the Abbey is a stylish cafe located in the southwest wing of Newstead Abbey. The cafe serves a range of refreshments including home made soups, sandwiches and a range of hot and cold seasonal specials. Vegetarian options are always available.


The Newstead Abbey Shop is located just inside the entrance to the House, and offers a wide selection of products and gifts for both children and adults.

play areaPlay

The Abbey play area is the perfect place to picnic in the summer and is a great space to run around and have some fun.  With climbing frames & slides it offers great fun for kids of all ages!

libraryArt Prints

If you have enjoyed the art in the Abbey you can also order one of our high quality prints.  Created to order with a wide range of sizes to meet you requirements. Please visit our shop or call 01158761400 for details.