Newby Hall, the family home of Mr & Mrs Richard Compton, is one of England's renowned Adam houses, an example of 18th century interior decoration. The superb contents of the house, collected by William Weddell, ancestor of the Compton family, include the Gobelins Tapestry Room, a renowned gallery of classical statuary and some of Chippendale's finest furniture.
Our house is surrounded by 25 acres of award-winning Gardens are full of rare and beautiful plants. There is double herbaceous borders which form the main axis; off this central walk are formal compartmented gardens
The gardens include a Rose Garden, Water Garden and even a Tropical Garden - truly "A Garden for All Seasons". The National Collection of cornus is also held at Newby.
Newby's Adventure Garden for Children is for children of all ages - from the paddling pool, sandpit and swings for toddlers through to climbing frames and bridges, an aerial slide and pedalo boats for the older children.
Newby's famous Miniature Railway is for children and adults. Other attractions include the Sculpture Park, Woodland Discovery Walk, Shop and Plant Centre, Licensed Garden Restaurant and Picnic Area.