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Wassand Hall & Gardens

Type:Historic House / Palace

Seaton, Hornsea, HU11 5RJ

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About

Wassand Hall is a fine Regency House in beautiful tranquil surroundings between Seaton and Hornsea on the B1244, approximately 12 miles east of Beverley, 18 miles north of Hull. The Estate has been in one family ownership since 1530 and enjoys beautiful walled gardens, woodland walk and half-mile park walk with views of Hornsea Mere which belongs to the Estate.

The Hall contains a collection of 18th and 19th century paintings and portraits of past owners of Wassand Hall and their relations; a collection of English and European silver, furniture and porcelain from the same period.

The house, gardens and parks are open on selected days during the summer, when teas are available in the fine conservatory in Wassand's beautifully planted walled gardens.


Parks at Wassand

Visitors to Wassand Hall can enjoy walks through the estate's beautiful park land. The Woodland Walk starts near the car park, going past a small lake, through an avenue of newly planted Norwegian Maple trees and then between two paddocks into a small wood, ending up by the Walled Gardens.

The Half Mile Walk is a park walk trough pretty glades with open areas giving splendid vistas of the house and Hornsea Mere.

Gardens at Wassand

The walled gardens were probably established in the sixteenth century - parts of the wall being Tudor - and records show that throughout the centuries they were used to supply the main house with fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers. The Walled Gardens have been recently restored - to a design created by Charles Mitchell - and in 2000 a summer house was built in the second garden, using reclaimed materials from the Estate. Teas and light refreshments may be purchased here on open days.

The first garden features pleached lime trees enclosing a central lawn, in the middle of which is a fountain. Surrounding the lawn are beds planted with traditional roses, which can be enjoyed in full bloom during the month of June. These is also a herb garden and borders providing colour and interest all season.

The second walled garden is the kitchen garden with beds of vegetables and fruit trees, as well as more formal features - box hedges, pond and other water features.

The gardens encircling Wassand Hall feature sweeping lawns and beds of roses, lavender and other plants, with views of Hornsea Mere and the surrounding parks and farm land.

Guide Prices

ADMISSION
Hall & Gardens: Adult £6.50, OAP £6,
Child (11 - 15yrs) £3.50, Child (Under 10) Free.
Hall or Garden Only:
Adult £4.50, OAP £4, Child (11-15yrs) £2,
Child (Under 10) Free.

Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Wassand is located between Seaton and Hornsea on the B1244, approximately 12 miles east of Beverley, 18 miles North of Hull. OS Ref: TA 174 460.


The nearest railway station is Beverley, which is 9 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Outdoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided tours by arrangement

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Opening Times

* OPENING TIMES (2020)
MAY: 22 May - 25 May
JUNE: 10 Jun - 14 Jun, 25 Jun - 29 Jun (Plant Fair 27th)
JULY: 8 Jul - 12 Jul (Concert on 12th) 29 - 31 Jul
AUGUST: 1 Aug Closed Hall & Gardens,
2 - 3 Aug, 28 to - 31 Aug.

Please see website for more information and full opening dates and times.

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