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Woodchester Mansion

  • Stonehouse
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Stately Homes and Gardens, Tourist Attractions, Landmarks

Attraction Information

Visit the mysterious Woodchester Mansion and discover a stunning piece of history nestled in beautiful rural Gloucestershire. Walk around, marvel at the amazing Gothic Revival architecture and find out why this majestic house was never finished. Turn your visit into a game! Set your little adventurers on a hunt for the 44 carved stone animals around the building and see if you can find them all.

Fan of spooky stories? You’ll be excited to hear that Woodchester Mansion is said to be one of the most haunted places in the UK! Who knows, you might spot the Woodchester ghost… Curious about animals? You can ask to see Woodchester Mansion’s resident rare bats on CCTV.

Fancy a nice family walk in nature? Woodchester Mansion is located within the spacious Woodchester Park, so once you’re done visiting the house, you’ll have plenty more to explore outside. Your kids will love the play trail, in particular.  

  • Explore the unfinished mansion
  • Spot all 44 stone animals
  • See rare bats on CCTV
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Opening hours

5th April - 29th October 2019: Friday to Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11:00-17:00
29th October - 3rd November 2019: Monday to Sunday 11:00-17:00

Woodchester Mansion may be closed due to special events, so please contact the attraction before visiting to avoid disappointment. 

Last Entry

One hour before closing time


General Admission
Adults: £8.50
Concessions*: £7.50
Seniors: £7.50 
Kids (under 14): Free

*Students, National Trust & English Heritage members (all with card)

Travel & Contact Information


Woodchester Park, Nympsfield, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3TS, England

Phone number

01453 861 541



Click here to visit Woodchester Mansion's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

The Nation Trust Woodchester Park car park is 3/4 miles walk down track to the Mansion. Minibus from the car park is available every hour on the hour.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Woodchester Mansion is not wheelchair friendly.

Kids must be accompanied by an adult inside the house.

No, Woodchester Mansion have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

No dogs allowed

Additional Info


Wear warm clothes all year - it's an unfinished stone house!

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