October Events at Burghley House

9 Oct 2020

Shakespeare’s World Suzannah Lipscomb’s lecture will take place in the Great Hall, with drinks in the Orangery from 6pm and the lecture from 7pm. On William Shakespeare’s death, Ben Jonson, paid the bard a compliment that continues to define our attitude to Shakespeare: ‘He was not of an age, but for all time’. Shakespeare’s talent […]

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30 Sep 2020 - 3 Oct 2020

Great houses like Burghley were built for entertaining and are often at their best just after the main visitors have left and the twilight seeps in through the windows which combined with the soft lighting of the artworks evokes the feeling of travelling back in time to when the House would have seen endless evenings […]

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19 Oct 2020 - 31 Oct 2020

Our popular Spooky Tours are returning, with local ghostly expert Martin Tempest, from Monday 19th to Saturday 31st October (excluding Sundays). The tours are designed to be scary but fun. Although not recommended for children under 11, we leave it up to parents to decide as you know your children best! The tour takes place […]

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17 Oct 2020 - 1 Nov 2020

During October why not come and join us for the Burghley Halloween Trail around the Sculpture Garden. Tread through the crispy Autumn leaves and find the hidden spooks to receive a treat. Admission is included with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket. Annual Pass holders and Friends of Burghley also get free admission. […]

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Admittance is free of charge with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket, Friends of Burghley or Annual Pass.