Public Events Diary


 Admission Fees (unless otherwise stated) 

Admission Prices
Adults Child U16 Friends
Gift Aid Admission*
Grounds only £1.75 FREE FREE
House and Grounds £3.00 FREE FREE
Standard Admission
Grounds only £1.50 FREE FREE
House and Grounds £2.50 FREE FREE


Allocated Blue Badge Parking to the front of the house

Wheelchair access to the house and cafe. Grounds access dependent on the weather

Adapted toilet to rear of cafe with wheelchair access


Poltimore House Special Events  2017

Craft Workshop Day

Saturday 29th July

An Introduction to Wool Tapestry 10am – 12.30pm : Design and create your own woollen tapestry and be inspired to learn more about this absorbing craft. All materials will be provided.

Jewellery Workshop 10am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 4.30pm :  This workshop is suitable for beginners to come and learn a new skills or for those who would like to take some time out to spend on their hobby.  Feel free to bring a piece you’d like to repair or re-vamp.                                                                                                                                                                                       Please note that materials are not included so please bring some cash with you to pay for these on the day.

Chinese Knotting 1.30pm – 4pm: The beauty of Chinese Knotting is that most of the knots have meaning behind them such as long life, good luck and prosperity. There are 8 basic knots, by combining them you make ‘compound’ knots. Your finished knot becomes more and more elaborate the more knots that you add. Take a look at the tutor’s website to see more.

All workshops include tea and cake. Advanced booking is strongly advised as places are limited.

Advanced Tickets £15 for each workshop (Click Here)


House and Ground OPEN DAY

Sunday 30th July – 11.30am – 4pm

Come and take a stroll in the grounds and explore the House. Refreshments will be available in the Chapel Tea Room.

Admission Fees as above (top of page)


Madaboutmotorcycles Charity Show 2017

August 19th/20th (Sat/Sun) 10am – 4pm

Raising funds for MIND and E.L.F.  Live Music, Good Food, Stands and a Motorcycle Display

Special Guests Exeter Falcons

Admission Fees: Cars/Non Motorcycle £5.00, Solo Motorcycle £3.00, Pillion £5.00


Miranda Sykes

Saturday 17th Sept – 7.30pm (Doors 6.30pm)

Miranda Sykes is a multi-talented singer, double bass and guitar player who easily slips between genres as diverse as folk, jazz, rock and pop. Her rich, spine-tingling vocals and strident, yet sensitive double bass playing is much in demand and she has worked alongside some of the finest musicians in the world.

Advanced Tickets: £12, Children £6  (Click Here)

On the door: Adults £13, Children £7


Heritage Open Day

Sunday 10th Sept 11am – 4pm

We are taking part in the Heritage Open Days event. Come and enjoy FREE entry to the House and Grounds, see the Tudor Dance Group performing in the Courtyard and join in the fun. Refreshments will be available in the Chapel Tea Room.

Admission FREE


History of Poltimore House Talk & Tour

Saturday 23rd Sept – 2pm-4pm

Come and enjoy this popular event. A talk on the history and stories of the House & Grounds followed by a tour of the house and grounds (weather permitting). Tea and cake included in the price.

Advanced Tickets: Adults £7 (Click Here)

On the door: Adults £8


The Cathedral Close Fire by Todd Gray MBE

Sunday 15th Oct – 4pm

Join Todd Gray MBE when he returns to Poltimore House to give a talk on the Cathedral Close fire and talks about the history of the buildings and the area affected by the awful events of the blaze in October 2016.

Advanced Tickets: £7, Children U10 £4  (Click Here)

On the door: Adults £8, Children £5