Stoneleigh Abbey

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A simply stunning country mansion house

Stoneleigh Abbey, the ancestral home of the Leigh family, is a country house steeped in history.  Founded in 1154 as a Cistercian monastic house on a land grant from King Henry II, it was later converted into a comfortable family home.

The older portion of the house, built from local red sandstone, was started in 1561 and successive generations added to the design.  The newest part of the house was completed around 1720 and was designed by Francis Smith of Warwick. 

The grounds were landscaped by Humphry Repton in 1809, with additions by Nesfield.  The magnificent Orangery overlooking the River Avon is now a cosy tea room serving light lunches and cream teas.

With connections to Queen Victoria, Prince Charles and Jane Austen, this former monastery is well worth a visit!

www.stoneleighabbey.org

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Directions

Located off the B4115 with easy access from the A46.  Free car parking with allocated spaces near the ticket office for disabled visitors.

Admission prices and opening hours

House Tours -  £8 Adults/£6.50 English Heritage Members/£3.50 Children

Grounds only -£3.50 per person

Open from Good Friday - 31st October on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. 

Grounds open for viewing from 10:30am.  House open by guided tour only.  On weekdays tours take place at 12 noon and 2pm and on Sundays at 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 2:30pm.  

Closed during the Winter months - check the website for further details. 

Access Information

There are ample disabled toilets on the premises.  The grounds are navigable by wheelchair users with a strong person to assist.  Users are invited to travel over the grassy verges.  Lifts available to all floors.  Service dogs welcome.  Those with  limited ability to walk may find the distance to the tearoom difficult.

Events

Special events are held throughout the year at Stoneleigh Abbey. For more information please visit the website.

Facilities 

Group bookings and coach parties at avaiable at a discounted rate.  Pre-booking essential, please call the ticket office for details. 

Baby change facilities available in the house and the tea room.

Food and Drink

The Orangery Tea Room offers cream teas, cakes, and light lunch options, including sandwiches, paninis, and soup as a seasonal option.

Situated next to the River Avon with tranquil views.

 

A tranquil and elegant setting for events

Stoneleigh Abbey provides a tranquil and elegant setting for your next conference or business meeting. 

For more information or to book a viewing, please contact Amadeus on 0121 673 329 or email info@amadeusfood.co.uk

For venue details please visit the website.

An elegant backdrop for your special day

Stoneleigh Abbey provides a simply stunning setting and breath-taking backdrop for weddings.

For more information on Stoneleigh Abbey as a wedding venue, please view the website.

To arrange a viewing or for more information please call 0121 673 329 or email info@amadeusfood.co.uk