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Weston Park



Visit Weston Park, set in the spectacular Shropshire countryside, and you will marvel at the beautiful Seventeenth Century House and the splendour of the 1,000 acre Parkland in which it rests. Formerly the ancestral home of the Earls of Bradford, gifted to the nation in 1986 by Richard, the 7th and present Earl of Bradford, and with the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund it is now in the care of the Trustees of The Weston Park Foundation.

The House

Built in 1671 by Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham, this warm and welcoming house boasts a superb collection of paintings, furniture and objects d'art, providing continued interest and enjoyment for all of its visitors.

The Park & Gardens

Step outside to enjoy the glorious Parkland - meander through the formal gardens, take one of a variety of woodland walks. The visitor centre provides a wide variety of information including; an auditorium showcasing a DVD presentation on the history of Weston Park and gift shop to browse through. Furthermore, The Stables Bar & Restaurant serves a selection of hot and cold food and beverages. All of this is centred around the courtyard with its various family games throughout the season and adjacent picnic area.

Children

With the renowned Woodland Adventure Playground and Deer Park, as well as the Miniature Railway which takes you on a 15 minute journey, there is so much for children to do.

Events

Weston Park has a long standing reputation for hosting outstanding public events. The exciting programme of events take place throughout the year and vary from Horse Trials, Proms concert, Gardeners Fayre to the V Festival. For further information on the events taking place, please visit our web-site.

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(2013 times)
May: Every day from Saturday 25th May

June: Every Day

July: Every Day

August: Every day except Wednesday 14th - 21st August inc.

Opening Times:
Park & Gardens: 10.30am - 6pm Last admission 4.30pm.

House: 1.00pm - 5.00pm Last admission 4.30pm. Closed on Saturdays.

Admission Charges

(2013 prices)
Park & Gardens:
Adult £5.50; Senior Citizen £5; Child (4-14yrs) £3.50;
Family (2 adults + up to 3 children) £23.00 - includes admission to the house.

House Park & Gardens:
Adult £8.50; Senior Citizen £7.50; Child (3-14yrs) £6; Family £23.

Group Rates minimum of 12 visitors, or more when pre-booked.

Dogs on leads are welcome.

Directions

Weston Park is situated on the A5 at Weston-under-Lizard, just 30 minutes from central Birmingham, three miles off the M54 junction 3 and eight miles off the M6 junction 12. You can also reach Weston via the new M6 Toll Road, junction 11A.

Weston Park Postcode for SatNav: TF11 8LE

Contact

 
Tel:
+44 (0)1952 852 100
Fax:
+44 (0)1952 850 430
Email:
Web:


Weston-under-Lizard
Shifnal
Shropshire
TF11 8LE










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