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.

 

For information on Estate rental properties and job vacancies, please visit our Estate page.

Opening Times
Unfortunately Sledmere House, Gardens, Attractions and Shops are closed on Mondays, with the exception of Bank Holidays.
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 Coach House 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 >>
Musical Fireworks Spectacular
Sledmere House hosts a range of events for the whole family throughout the year. 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 >>
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 country house wedding venue
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 >>
East Yorkshire country house wedding venue
Sledmere House provides a wonderful venue for weddings, conferences and many other special occasions. Discover more >>
The Stables and Hampton Paddock are open for visitors to meet our resident horses and farmyard animals whilst also having the chance to learn about the history of the once famous Sledmere Stud. Discover more >>
WHAT'S ON AT SLEDMERE HOUSE
Fri 25 May - Tue 29 May
The Caravan and Motorhome Club's biggest outdoor event of the year which will be held within the park at Sledmere. Fun and entertainment for the whole family.
food, farmers market, local suppliers
Mon 28 May
Come along to our Artisan Fair & Craft Market and browse stalls selling a range of fresh produce, crafts and more.
Sun 10 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 areas of the Estate which are not normally open to the public.
Fri 15 Jun
Driffield Striders and Woolley & Parks are proud to present the 4th annual running of the fantastic Sledmere Sunset 10k Trail Race The Sunset Trail 10k takes a winding route through deep chalk valleys and secluded woodland paths to finish on the wide sweeping lawns in front of Sledmere House.
Sat 16 Jun
Ideal for beginner photographers or those new to digital photography. A range of areas of photography will be covered including the use of composition, exposure, focus, manual camera settings, aperture and shutter speed. Please note, places are very limited so must be booked in advance.
Vintage Fair family day out car rally NECPWA
Sun 24 Jun - Sun 24 Jun
Come and join us for our Vintage Fair with stalls, displays, re-enactment groups, traditional funfair rides and the annual NECPWA Car Rally.
Sat 7 Jul
Dee Atkinson & Harrison of Driffield will be holding a classic car, motorcycle and automobilia auction in the Home Farm Buildings at Sledmere.
charity car boot sale antiques east yorkshire air ambulance
Sun 8 Jul
Annual 'posh' charity car boot sale in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Sledmere charities.
Sun 5 Aug
Children bring along your teddies and enjoy our teddy treasure hunt around the gardens.
tribute bands music festival family fun east yorkshire
Thu 16 Aug - Sun 19 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.
food fair, farmers market, local suppliers, produce
Sat 25 Aug
Come along to our Artisan Fair & Craft Market and browse stalls selling a range of fresh produce, crafts and more.
halloween children pumpkin
Sat 27 Oct - Sun 4 Nov
Join us during the half term for a day of fun and frights for all the family with our 'Petrifying Pumpkin Trail' in the Walled Garden from the 27th October - 4th November. CLOSED MONDAYS.
Sat 27 Oct
Our 4th annual'Musical Fireworks Spectacular' will be sure to wow you with an amazing fireworks display set to music.
Christmas shopping, decorations, gifts
Thu 1 Nov - Sat 22 Dec
Guinea Bird Gifts will be opening its Christmas doors to a wonderland of all things festive. Free entry.
Sat 3 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.
Santa's grotto, visit father christmas, deer
Sun 2 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!
Christmas craft and food fair, deer, Father Christmas, East Yorkshire
Fri 7 Dec - Sun 9 Dec
The Christmas Craft & Food Fair is held within the Home Farm buildings and features over 100 stalls which will be selling crafts, gifts, decorations and food for the festive period.
santa's grotto, visit father christmas, deer
Sun 16 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!
Sun 23 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!