Hutton-in-the-Forest More than Just a Home
Bought in 1605, Hutton-in-the-Forest has been the home to two families over the last two hundred and fifty years or so. Up to date, it remains to be the private residence of Lord Inglewood and his family. Hutton-in-the-forest also remains to be a popular attraction. Guests who are visiting can enjoy the architecture from centuries ago. The house is built on the basis of a medieval pele tower. It has had substantial additions in the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries giving way to its current state.
Inside the house visitors will not only enjoy the structure, but the furnishings as well. A wide collection of furniture, tapestry, portraits and ceramics grace the interior. In the Cloister Tea Room guests can enjoy delicious light lunches which are homemade. They also serve coffee and afternoon tea.
Outside, Hutton-in-the-Forest is surrounded by lush gardens and a medieval forest. The house is known for its gardens which have been around since the 17th Century. Although not all of the gardens have been preserved in its original state, its basic elements can still be observed. Visitors will get a view of topiaries, the walled garden, ponds, Woodland walk, a park, the low garden, and terraces.
Aside from being an excellent place to visit Hutton-in-the-Forest is also a great place to catch up on events. There is an entire calendar of events that visitors can look forward to.
There are different happenings for everyone. There is an annual plant and food fair as well as a dog and horse shows. This home is also a perfect venue for those who want to hold their own events. With three large reception rooms, groups of all sizes can be accommodated. The grounds and outdoor area is also open as venues for hosting events.
Hutton-in-the-Forest is open from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm from Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from April to October. When the house is open the Cloister Tea Room is open for service from 11 am to 4:30 pm.
As for the Gardens, grounds and Woodland Walk these are open from 11 am to 5 pm on Friday to Sunday from March to October. Admission to the house is 8.50 for adults and 3 for children ages 7-16. Family tickets are priced at 20. Garden Admission is 5 for adults while children may enter free of charge. To find out more about Hutton-in-the-Forest visit