Bringing the best of Art, History, Architecture & Gardens to Life

East Yorkshire's Finest Country House

Bringing the best of Art, History, Architecture & Gardens to Life

There is something about the charm of Sledmere which has captivated visitors for over 200 years. Whether you just want a relaxing day looking around the gardens enjoying lunch in the Terrace Café, a family day out exploring the various outdoor spaces including the playground and horse stables or you just simply want to look at fine examples of art and architecture, there is something for everyone at Sledmere.

Located amongst some of East Yorkshires most beautiful countryside, Sledmere is within touching distance of Driffiled (8 miles), Bridlington (17 miles), Scarborough (20 miles), York (25 miles) and Hull (27 miles) making it an ideal destination for both locals and visitors who are passing through Yorkshire.

Open Today
Sledmere House:
Closed
Garden:
10am - 4pm
Triton Gallery:
Closed
Wagoners Museum:
10am - 4pm
The Stables:
10am - 4pm
Farm Shop & Cafe:
10am - 4.30pm
HIGHLIGHTS & QUICK LINKS
Farm Shop fresh local produce
Sledmere Farm Shop, Cafe & Bakery - Sourcing and serving the finest, freshest and tastiest farm produce from around Yorkshire Discover more >>
East Yorkshire Cafe dining
Our Terrace Cafe has a justifiable reputation for a delicious range of home cooked food and our staff take great pride in maintaining the Sledmere tradition of fine hospitality. Discover more >>
visit father christmas santa claus deer
Sledmere House hosts a range of events for the whole family throughout the year. Discover more >>
family fun adventure play area and picnic area
Plenty to keep your children occupied and make for a great family day out Discover more >>
East Yorkshire beautiful walled garden, parterre, park, potager
The gardens and parkland can offer enjoyment for all, from beautiful 18th Century Walled Rose Garden and recently laid out Parterre, to the acres of open space and woodland. Discover more >>
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Wander the hallway, enter the music room, be enchanted by the ceiling in the drawing room... explore to your heart’s content. Discover more >>
East Yorkshire’s most prominent exhibition spaces for contemporary art. Providing a chance to see and purchase works of art from a range of professional and amateur Yorkshire artists. Discover more >>
The Stables is now open for visitors, offering a chance to learn more about the range of horses that lived and worked at Sledmere, with the benefit of the buildings being brought to life again with our own horses. Discover more >>
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Sledmere House provides a wonderful venue for weddings, conferences and many other special occasions. Discover more >>
WHAT'S ON AT SLEDMERE HOUSE
Christmas shopping, decorations, gifts
Mon 14 Nov - Sat 24 Dec
Our Christmas Shop is now open and is full of decorations, gifts and everything you need for the festive season. Free entry.
Santa's grotto, visit father christmas, deer
Sun 11 Dec
Children can visit Santa's magical Grotto and tell him all their Christmas wishes. Tractor and Trailer Trips to the Deer Park for the whole family too!
santa's grotto, visit father christmas, deer
Sun 18 Dec
Children can visit Santa's magical Grotto and tell him all their Christmas wishes. Tractor and Trailer Trips to the Deer Park for the whole family too!
Sat 4 Mar
Dee Atkinson & Harrison of Driffield will be hosting a classic car, motorcycle and automobilia auction in the Home Farm Buildings at Sledmere. £5 entry per 2 people (including an auction catalogue.)
easter, lambs, lambing, family fun day out east yorkshire
Sat 1 Apr - Sun 2 Apr
Come along and see some of our new born lambs along with our other resident animals including the horses, pigs and chickens. Craft activities and bouncy castle.
Wed 19 Apr
A day full of crafts, games and activities for children aged 5 - 12 years. £25.00 per child. Pre-booking essential.
Sun 14 May
Our ever popular day out for the whole family! Displays, demonstrations, have-a-go games, novelty dog show and stalls.
Sun 11 Jun
The whole family can enjoy a tractor and trailer tour of the deer park to see some of the Estate's red deer up close in their natural habitat.
Sat 24 Jun - Sun 25 Jun
Step back into the 1940s and 50s and enjoy re-enactments of living and fighting in wartime Britain along with music and dancing from the era. Stalls, displays and much more!
Sun 16 Jul
'Posh' charity car boot sale with over 100 stalls, refreshments and grand raffle. In aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Sledmere charities.
Sat 22 Jul - Sun 23 Jul
A chance to see local artists creating some original artwork in the Home Farm buildings. Artwork will be available to purchase throughout the event.
Sat 29 Jul
Dee Atkinson & Harrison of Driffield will be hosting a classic car, motorcycle and automobilia auction in the Home Farm Buildings at Sledmere. £5 entry per 2 people (including an auction catalogue.)
fun summer activities for children
Tue 1 Aug - Thu 3 Aug
Choose from three days of educational, fun and exciting activities around Sledmere Gardens, Farm, Woods and the 'Big House'. For children aged between 5 and 12 years.
Sun 6 Aug
Children bring along your teddies and enjoy our teddy treasure hunt around the gardens, face painting, bouncy castle, games and magic shows.
Thu 17 Aug - Sun 20 Aug
The world's biggest tribute band music festival with over 50 tribute bands playing throughout the weekend. Plus comedy marquee, unsigned marquee, acoustic marquee, under 20s marquee and Kidzone.
Tue 29 Aug - Thu 31 Aug
Choose from three days of educational, fun and exciting activities around Sledmere Gardens, Farm, Woods and the 'Big House'. For children aged between 5 and 12 years.
Sun 10 Sep
An event in its second year devoted to everything about horses. Displays and demonstrations, stalls and much more.
Sat 28 Oct
Our popular spectacular firework display set to music will be back again for its third year. Fairground rides, licensed bar and refreshments available. Tickets will be available to purchase in advance.
Sun 29 Oct
Based within the Walled Garden we will be taking you on a Rusticus Halloween adventure! You can also enjoy a pumpkin trail, face painting and lots of Halloween craft activities.
Wed 1 Nov
A day full of Halloween fun and craft activities for children aged 5 to 12 years. Booking essential.
Sat 4 Nov
Dee Atkinson & Harrison of Driffield will be hosting a classic car, motorcycle and automobilia auction at 12.00 noon in the Home Farm Buildings at Sledmere. £5 entry per 2 people (including an auction catalogue.)