Burton Constable Hall, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire

One of England’s twenty finest alongside Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Chatsworth House.

Burton Constable Hall and Grounds, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire

One of the most fascinating English country houses to survive with its historic collections, the Constable family have called Burton Constable home for over 700 years.

Discover thirty grand rooms crammed with fine and decorative art, furniture, family treasures and a remarkable Cabinet of Curiosities. Explore ‘Capability Brown’ parkland with woodland and lakeside walks. Visit our historic stables, with Billy the stable boy’s bedroom and a slumbering 60ft sea monster skeleton – the only real-life whale in Moby-Dick! Book a behind-the-scenes tour through the servants’ quarters, or discover the heyday of Burton Constable Hall’s glittering social scene with the new exhibition Drink, Dance and Decadence: The Gilded Age!


Features & Accessibility

  • Accredited Museum
  • Member of the Historic Houses Association
  • Winter Opening
  • Children’s Trails & Activities
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility

Burton Constable Hall


Burton Constable Hall and Grounds, Burton Constable, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN

01964 562400


Opening times

Hall: 4 April – 1 November and 21 November – 20 December. Closed Mondays (except Bank Hols).
Stables, Kitchen, Grounds & Shop: Daily 13 January – 31 December.


From Beverley: A1035 Bridlington road then follow A165 towards Hull.
From Hull: A1033 towards Hedon, turn left at Saltend roundabout and follow Historic House signs.

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