House & Garden Tours

For those interested in architecture, history, art, gardens or all of the above, guided tours of the internal and external areas of the Hall can be arranged by appointment.

Willy Browne-Swinburne offers a full day at Capheaton for larger parties to include coffee and bacon buns on arrival, a detailed history of the Swinburne family, their art and their collections of books and engravings. An outside tour of the house to enjoy the original restoration south front and the later Georgian additions.

This is followed by a three-course lunch and afterwards, a tour of the still derelict part of the house and his plans for its refurbishment. This is followed by a tour of the gardens with head gardener, Jane Armstrong with tea and cakes before departure.

Price upon application.

Smaller and more specific tours are also available.