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Gorhambury House

Gorhambury House Gorhambury House

The seat of the Earl of Verulam was built in the late 18th century by the architect Robert Taylor and has an extensive collection of family portraits transferred from the old 16th century Gorhambury House that was home to Francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, a philosopher, lawyer and writer. The ruins of Bacon’s house still stand nearby (see Old Gorhambury). 

If you are using a SatNav, use postcode AL3 6AE which will direct you via the Roman Theatre to the only gate to the estate which is unlocked.

Admission: Adults £8, Seniors £7, Children (5 to 16) £5, Parties £7 (Thurs am), £8 (other days, no concessions), HHA Friends Free Thursday pm only. The price includes a mandatory guided tour.

Please note, the house is currently closed to tours while renovation is taking place [Apr 2018]

Overview

  • Business Sector:
  • Tourism & Transport > Tourist Attractions
  • Dates and times: Open May to Sept, Thursdays only 2-5pm. Last admission 4pm.

Address and Contact info

  • Address: Off Bluehouse Hill
  • Town: St Albans
  • County: Herts
  • Postcode: AL3 6AH
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