Burghley

Burghley
Attractions | Stamford
Burghley, one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan age, was built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587. The main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors. Visitor facilities include The Orangery restaurant, gift shop, gardens and beautiful walks around the hisotric parkland laid out by Capability Brown. History can come alive in a single trip - whether you take a guided tour, enjoy a walk through the park or explore the gardens.
Burghley House
Stamford
PE9 3JY
www.burghley.co.uk
burghley@burghley.co.uk
01780 752451

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Burghley House
Stamford
PE9 3JY
www.burghley.co.uk
burghley@burghley.co.uk
01780 752451

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Burghley

Burghley House

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Visit our website for full details for visitors, traders and competitors.

2019 dates: September 5-8
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