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Hatfield House

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Hatfield House

Hatfield House

Contact

Cherise Fairman

01707 287052

Address

Hatfield,
Hertfordshire,
AL9 5NQ

Details

Home of the Cecil family for 400 years. Celebrated Jacobean house, steeped in Elizabethan and Victorian political history, famous for its furniture, tapestries and paintings. Extensive formal gardens reflect their historical origins. Licensed restaurant, gift shop and extensive park. Open for private functions and banquets all year. 20 miles north of London, close to A1. Special events throughout the year.

OPENING TIMES: Easter Saturday to 30 September. House - Wednesday to Sunday 1100-1630 (last admission 15:30);
Garden - Wednesday to Sunday 1100-1730 (daily in August). Both House and Garden open Bank Holiday Mondays. East Garden open Wednesday only (extra charge).
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 3 hours.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Free Coach parking on site.
Guided group tours available, toilets, shop, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access, corporate hospitality. Prebooked groups of 20 or more are entitled to the Group rate and the Group organiser goes in for free.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Sandford Award for Education. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Prices

GROUP RATES:
House, Park and West Garden Adults £13
West Garden and Park £7

Location

Directions

See location of Hatfield House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 237083  Lat: 51.76057 Long: -0.20882

By Road:
Hatfield House is 21 miles from Central London, 7 miles north of the M25 motorway (junction 23) and 2 miles east of the A1 (M) (junction 4). Exit the A1 (M) at junction 4 (after the Hatfield Tunnel if travelling from the South) and follow the brown leisure signs for Hatfield House via the A414 and A1000. For Sat Nav please use AL9 5HX.

By Bus or Train:
The pedestrian entrance to Hatfield Park is opposite Hatfield station. The fast train from Kings Cross to Hatfield takes 22 minutes. There are London Underground links with this mainline at Finsbury Park (Piccadilly and Victoria lines).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Hatfield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Sandford Award for Education. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu