Dyrham Park

Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER

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A spectacular late 17th-century house built by government administrator William Blathwayt, containing his superb collection of Dutch paintings, Delft ceramics, tapestries and furniture.

The interiors are a mixture of styles, ranging from the original Dutch-inspired rooms and furnishings to Victorian and wartime refurbishments. Mr Blathwayt's apartment gives a taste of what life was like in the 17th century, and is designed to appeal to all the senses. The house is surrounded by gardens, atmospheric terraces and an extensive 270-acre deer park.

There is a superb collection of paintings by artists including Hoogstraten, De Heem and Murillo. Other highlights are opulent Delft ceramics, rare tapestries, furniture and books.

Venue information

Opening times

5 Mar – 30 Oct
Daily, 11am - 5pm

Garden, shop and tea-room
13 Feb – 31 Dec
Daily, 10am - 5pm (1 Jan – 12 Feb, Sat - Sun only, 10am - 4pm)

Park open all year 10am- 5pm. Last admission one hour before closing. Closes dusk when earlier than 5pm.
Whole property closed until 1pm on 1, 7 and 21 Sept, 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Nov & 7 Dec
Closed 25 Dec

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)