Haddon Hall is home to the Manners family and has a long history . The Hall has physically changed as the generations of family have added their own touch to it. Haddon Hall has been the location for many films such as Jane Eyre.
If we were to take ourselves back to 1170, we would see very little of the present-day Haddon Hall, other than parts of the Eagle Tower and chapel. A building originally stood on the land it now occupies as far back as 1087, but it was not until 1370 that Richard de Vernon embarked on a project of major construction.
William the Conqueror's illegitimate son, Peverel, and his descendants held Haddon for a hundred years before it passed into the hands of the Vernons. It was under their care and particularly under that of Richard de Vernon in the 14th century and Sir Henry Vernon in the 16th century that Haddon Hall took on the shape of the building we are familiar with today. It came into the possession of the Manners family by marriage after the death of Sir George Vernon in 1567 and has remained in the Manners family ever since
1st April- 30th September: Daily 10.30am - 4.30pm;
1st October - 31st October: Thursday - Sunday 10.30am - 4.00pm.
Adults £7.25 / Concessions £6.25 / Children (5-16) £3.75 / Family (2 Adults 3 Children) £19.00.
For Group and School visits please go to the relevant pages.
Guided Tours: By special arrangement.
Car Parking: £1.00 per car
We welcome all visitors, but Haddon Hall is difficult for some people due to the number of steps and uneven surfaces in the house. Access is very restricted for wheelchair users in particular; please telephone in advance of a visit so that we can give you full information.
Dogs are not admitted, except for assistance dogs, who are welcome, so long as they are on harness.