The Burghley Events Diary

5 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

Burghley Park is to be partially closed to all pedestrians and unauthorised vehicles in the weeks leading up to this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (5 September – 8 September) to ensure public safety during the site build and breakdown periods for this world-renowned event. Event Director, Elizabeth Inman, said: “The increasing demands of […]

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For further information about Burghley Horse Trials, please visit the website.

5 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019

Join us daily at 10am (excluding Fridays and Sundays) for a guided tour with a difference during the Summer holidays! Be guided around by our costumed guides and find out all the grizzly gruesome and horrible history associated with Burghley and the people who have lived here. Your ticket will then give you access to the […]

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5 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019

Join us for our drop-in summer craft workshops in the Sculpture Garden Classroom from 12pm to 4pm, 5th to 30th August, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holiday Monday). Admission is free with a House & Gardens or Gardens only ticket, or Annual Pass. Here’s sneak peak of the things we’ll be making! Week 1: Sun […]

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Admission is free for Friends of Burghley and Annual Pass Holders, please check in with the garden kiosks on arrival.

24 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019

Food markets with a difference! Come and meet a large range of local suppliers in a celebration of local produce with handmade cheeses, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats at one of our seasonal Fine Food Markets. The market takes place in The Courtyard. Open 10am to 4pm. Free admission and free […]

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5 Sep 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (Thursday 5th to Sunday, 8th September 2019) is the premier equestrian and social event in the international sporting calendar and a focus for the best horses and riders in the world. The parkland of Burghley provides a perfect setting for the 4-Day Event competition and a stunning location for […]

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Please note:
During the build up to the Burghley Horse Trials access to the House and Gardens via the park will be restricted. The House and Gardens will be closed for the duration of the Horse Trials.

29 Sep 2019

This September will see Walk for Parkinson’s returning to Burghley! We welcome all of the fantastic walkers who will be taking part in this great fund-raising event for Parkinson’s UK. Taking 3 and 10 mile routes through the picturesque Burghley Parkland, the walkers will raise much-needed money for this important and vital charity. So come […]

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2 Oct 2019 - 5 Oct 2019

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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16 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019

Our popular Spooky Tours are returning, with local ghostly expert Martin Tempest, from Wednesday 16th to Thursday 31st October. 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 in the […]

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19 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019

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.

21 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

Join the education team in our drop-in workshops this Halloween half term holiday! We’ll be using fun and creative crafts to making some seasonally spooky stuff! The workshops runs from 21st – 25th October, 12pm to 4pm. Entry is free with a House and Gardens or Gardens only ticket. Admission is also free for Friends […]

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28 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019

Our biggest ever Christmas Fair, with the special Angel Fair, will offer a unique opportunity to find perfect gifts in the beautiful Elizabethan surrounding of the Chestnut Courtyard and Brewhouse. Wander amongst the chalets, heated marquees and Fine Food Market and enjoy the perfect Christmas shopping opportunity in the festive surroundings of Burghley. The Fair […]

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28 Nov 2019

Lady Victoria Leatham and The Angel Fair Committee have much pleasure in inviting you to a special Champagne Reception with The Angel Fair. This year’s Burghley Christmas Fair is once again being run in association with The Angel Fair, with lead sponsor Morris Homes, in support of the Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. The Angel […]

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