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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.



Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gift shop
  • Licenced for Weddings & Civil Partnerships

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals


Opening Times

* Gardens open: Apr-Sept; Suns & Bank Holiday Mons; 1-5pm. House open: 12-5pm Monday 1st April (Easter), Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June (Northamptonshire Food Show). Event prices apply, please see website for further details.


  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017

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