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Althorp House - home to the Spencer Family

Althorp House - home to the Spencer Family

The family home of the Spencers since 1508, and the final resting place of the Princess Diana. Showcasing one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, paintings and ceramics.

Althorp House, Althorp, near Northampton

 

Family home of the Spencers since 1508, and the final resting place of Princess Diana. Charles, Ninth Earl Spencer has been in charge for just 23 of the House’s 500-year history but has striven in that time to make a positive difference, by taking an uncompromising approach to the continuing wellbeing of Althorp. Visitors are invited to explore this wonderful house, showcasing one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, paintings and ceramics, each intriguing room of this magnificent family home has a fascinating story of its own.

 

From the captivating interiors to the beguiling grounds, Althorp offers a wealth of opportunities for visitors of all ages, and showcases the various interests and passions of those who have lived here over the centuries. Explore the magnificent park, take a stroll through the remodelled gardens and perhaps take the opportunity to reflect by the peaceful Round Oval lake.

 

Visitors flow freely through the rooms, and have guides positioned throughout the house to give you more information and answer any queries you may have.

 

In the Stables Block, built by Roger Morris in 1733 in the Anglo-Palladian style, enjoy refreshments in the Stables Café, browse the Gift Shop and explore our seasonal exhibitions, 2017 featured Mario Testino‘s iconic collection of images of Diana, Princess of Wales taken in 1997 for Vanity Fair,  and Walking in her Shoes, showcasing 20 inspirational young people who hold The Diana Award, demonstrating the monumental impact they have had on society and the lives of others.

 

Althorp House is open for selected dates between July and August 2019.

 

* Prices shown on Screen Include Entry Ticket. Child: Under 16.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol- We The Curious
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Tesco Tesco's Eastville Bus stop - Jct 2 of M32
(Tesco's Car park only has a 2 Hr. parking limit)
Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea, Pier Street
Bus Stop The Old Pier Tavern
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Weston Borough Arms Borough Arms, Bus Shelter
after main entrance to old Clarks Factory
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Worle -Argos/ Homebase Worle - Argos/Homebase Stop opposite Bridge Farm
New Bristol Road
Worle-Preanes Green Bus Stop Worle Preanes Green, New Bristol Rd.
Summer Lane Bus Shelter
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
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