You are welcome to come and explore the beautiful countryside at Ford & Etal Estates all year round. It is criss-crossed with footpaths and is wonderful for walking, cycling and riding. There are five fabulous admission-charging venues, these open seasonally and the opening hours and admission charges are as follows:
Lady Waterford Hall opens for the season on 17th May, 2021, open daily, 11:00-17:00, last admission 16.30.
No admission charge, donations gratefully received
Group rates: suggested donations £3 per person
The Mill opens to visitors on Monday 17th May, 2021. It will be open daily between 10am-1700.
Family (2 adults + 3 children)
Group rates available.
Heatherslaw Light Railway is running trains daily..
Adult return journey
Senior Citizen return journey
Child return journey
Babies and Dogs
Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre is open Tuesday-Sunday (closed Mondays), from 18th May, 2021.
£5 per person, children free
Larger events and special activities
Charged per person
School and educational visits
Private group talks/guided tours (min 5, max 40 per group)
£5 per person
Etal Castle opens for the season on 19th May, 2021, Wednesday to Sunday.
Closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays) and Tuesdays.
Children (5 years and over)
Family (2 adults & 3 children)
Family (1 adult & 3 children)
English Heritage members
Tickets must be booked online in advance, via the English Heritage website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/etal-castle/