Goadby Marwood Hall – Historic Houses Tour
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May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In keeping with government advice, all Historic Houses tours have unfortunately been cancelled or postponed through April and May 2020. If you would like to find out more specific information about the cancellations, or about attending a certain future Historic Houses tour, please contact pat.jacobs@historichouses.org or telephone 01946 690 823.

Goadby Marwood Hall is a 17th-century Grade II* house next to a beautiful 13th-century church in a tiny village just north of Melton Mowbray. In 1750 a new Palladian-style south wing was built. The 180-acre estate was a subsidiary holding of the Duke of Rutland and often the residence of members of his family.

In 2000 it was inherited by Vicky Westropp. She and her husband have worked tirelessly, restoring the neglected house and redesigning the garden, based on 18th-century plans. Planted for year-round interest, it boasts a chain of five lakes over ten acres and several interconnected walled gardens — a feast for the eye. Join the Westropps for a tour of their beautiful house and gardens.

Tour features

Guided tours of the house and gardens.

Directions

Goadby Marwood Hall will be signed. House is  8 miles south of Grantham, (A607 to Waltham, turn right towards Eastwell, then left towards Chadwell and enter village of Goadby Marwood.  Turn right down Towns Lane and iron gates 100 yards on left.  It is halfway between A1 and M1, 4 miles north of Melton Mowbray. Plenty of parking.

Refreshments

Nanny Kiss’s home made teas.

Access notes

Ground floor wheelchair friendly. Garden tour includes gravel paths and lawns.

Restrictions

No dogs.

Organiser

Historic Houses
Venue
Goadby Marwood Hall
Near Melton Mowbray, LE14 4LN + Google Map