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Group Visits to Burton Constable

Enjoy a fabulous visit to East Yorkshire's best historic day out!

Burton Constable Hall, just 10 miles from Beverley and Hull, is one of Yorkshire’s most spectacular historic country houses, and one of its best kept secrets: a real treat for group visitors! With over 30 rooms crammed with fine arts, furniture and many surprises with over 500 years of family history; plus over 300 acres of historic grounds to explore, Burton Constable is a great place for groups at any time.

Cobwebs & Cream Teas 'Behind the Scenes' Tours

(Back for 2022!)

The chance to peek behind the scenes and explore hidden nooks and crannies, is irresistible, and Burton Constable’s ‘Cobwebs and Cream Teas’ special guided tours offer just that chance … with knobs on!

On a ‘Cobwebs and Cream Teas’ tour, guests explore this wonderful Elizabethan house literally from top to toe, seeing the rooftops and garrets, as well as delving into the depths of the cellars: en route taking in servants’ quarters, grand state rooms, archives and stores. Exclusive groups of up to 16 people have their own dedicated guide, to be able to get ‘up close and personal’ with this extraordinary house and its maze of rooms and staircases; fascinating collections and curiosities; and tales of residents above and below stairs, across the centuries. Unsurprisingly, there are even some ghostly tales to hear…

Plus, a sumptuous Afternoon Tea is included in the tour price! Book your ticket today! 

Group Options and Charges

House, Stables and Grounds Standard Group Visit

A self guided free flow entry into the Hall, our friendly House Guides will be on hand toa nswer any questions and help you get the most from your visit.  £9.00 per person for groups of 10+

Cobwebs and Cream Teas

Cobwebs and Cream Teas tours start from £20 for children & £37.50 for adults - did you know you can receive discounted prices if you're an Annual Member?

Groups of a maximum of 12 persons on each tour. Although, larger groups are welcome, with two tours running concurrently. 

The Grounds, Stables & Stables Kitchen are open from 10am with he Hall opening at 12pm. Tours begin at 1:30 prompt in the Great Hall. Afternoon Tea is served in the Stables Kitchen at 3pm. 

Advance Booking is essential for all groups.

The download below contains further information and a booking form below:


Did you know?
Afternoon tea was created by the Duchess of Bedford in the late 18th century. She invited friends to join her for an afternoon meal of small cakes, bread and butter sandwiches, sweets and, of course, tea. The practice was so popular that it was quickly adopted by other social hostesses 
Over 80 different species of birds have been spotted at Burton Constable, from the smallest British bird, the Goldcrest, to large birds of prey such as Buzzards and Barn Owls

The Burton Constable Whale is featured in Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick. 

Today the Burton Constable Whale is nicknamed 'Constable Moby'