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 open daily from 28th March, 2022, 11:00-17:00, last admission 16.30.
No admission charge, donations gratefully received
Group rates: suggested donations £3 per person
The Mill is open from 28th March until 6th November, 2022.
Open daily 10:00-16:30.
Last admission to tour the mill museum is at 15:30.
Gift Shop open 10:00 - 17:00
Family (2 adults + 3 children)
Children 5-18 years of age
Group rates available.
Heatherslaw Light Railway opens for the season on Saturday, 2nd April, 2022, trains run daily.
Adult return journey
Senior Citizen return journey
Child return journey
Infant under 5
Babes in arms
Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre is open from March 15th 2022, 10:00-17:00, Tuesday to Sunday, closed Mondays
£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)
£4 per person
Etal Castle is open daily, 10:00-17:00 from 28th March, 2022.
Free entry for 2022