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Holdenby House

Type:Historic House / Palace

Holdenby House, Holdenby, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8DJ

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Once the largest private house in England and subsequently the palace of James I and prison of Charlies I, Holdenby has as special atmosphere all of its own.

It's suite of elegant state rooms overlooking the Grade I listed gardens and rolling countryside make it a magnificent venue for corporate events, dinners and meetings, as well as an idea location for filming. Couples continue to choose Holdenby as an enchanting venue for weddings creating a truly memorable day.

With the falconry centre based at Holdenby visitors can arrange to visit the centre and arrange for displays of the impressive birds.

Children's play area. Guided Tours: Obligatory, by arrangement. Parking: Limited for coaches. Education/School Visits: 6 times Sandford Award Winner. Suitability for Dogs: On leads.

Guide Prices

Admission prices: May-August: Adult £5, Child £3.50, Concession £4.50, Family (2+2) £15. April & Septemer: Adult £3, Child £2, Concession £2.50, Family (2+2) £8.




  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • Refreshments Available

Establishment Features

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Gift shop

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided tours by arrangement


Opening Times

2019 Garden Opening Times (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)

* Please see website for full opening dates and times.


  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017

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