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Haddo House

An elegant and luxurious stately home designed by William Adam

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.


Haddo House may be closed occasionally for functions and it’s advisable to phone before making a special visit here.

Please note that Pay & Display parking (not National Trust for Scotland) is available in the country park. Working in partnership with the Haddo Country Park Forum, we’re pleased to offer free parking to those National Trust for Scotland members visiting for a tour of Haddo House. Validated tickets are available from the shop at the time of booking your tour and are valid for one day.

For Haddo Country Park opening details please see visithaddo.com – recent storm damage has resulted in some changes to access in the country park.

Drone flying is not permitted at this property without prior permission and approval. Commercial operators should contact the Trust’s Filming Manager at filming@nts.org.uk.

Please see our drop-down Facilities below for helpful information about planning your visit. For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: HaddoHouse@nts.org.uk or telephone 01651 851440.

Facilities & access

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

Disabled parking is available close to the house.

Accessible toilet
Baby changing
Bike route
Buggy access

Call by our tearoom to sample some delicious home baking – sweet treats change daily! There is indoor and outdoor seating available as well as takeaway options. We are open Friday–Monday, 10am–3pm.

Coach parking
Dogs welcome

Haddo House is open to all visitors through guided tours – the tour lasts approximately 75 minutes.

Please telephone 01651 851440 to arrange a tour time, or you may book at the shop.

As you walk through corridors lined with ceramics and curios, you’ll hear about the fascinating stories of the Gordon family who lived at Haddo for over 400 years. There’s something to see every step of the way, as the house is packed full of period furniture, furnishings and family memorabilia – remember to look up at the ceilings too. Don’t miss the Queen’s Bedroom, where Queen Victoria stayed in 1857.

Pre-booked groups are very welcome.

Information sheets are available in French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Pay & Display parking (not National Trust for Scotland) is available in the country park.

Working in partnership with the Haddo Country Park Forum, we’re pleased to offer free parking to those National Trust for Scotland members visiting for a tour of Haddo House.

Validated tickets are available from the shop at the time of booking your tour and are valid for one day.

Picnics
Play area

Visit the Old Stables to find our shop, which sells an excellent range of gifts.

Walks
  • Haddo House is fully accessible. There’s a lift to the first floor.
  • Part of the garden, Haddo Country Park, the shop, tearoom and toilets are wheelchair accessible.
  • Disabled visitors may enter at the front door of the house.
  • A wheelchair is available.

Opening times

House

The house is closed on Fri 24 June. | Access to the house is available through guided tours only. Seasonal variations: please check with house. Please note the house will open daily during the Easter and October school holidays, closing at 16.00.

1 Jan–3 Feb 2022, closed 4 Feb–31 May, Fri–Mon, 11.00–15.00 (last admission at 14.00) Current period1 Jun–31 Oct, Thu–Mon, 11.00–15.00 (last admission at 14.00) 1 Nov–31 Dec, Thu–Sun, 10.00​–16.00
Courtyard café

The café will open daily during the Easter and October school holidays.

1 Jan–3 Feb 2022, closed 4 Feb–31 May, Fri–Mon, 10.00–16.00 Current period1 Jun–31 Aug, Thu–Mon, 10.00–16.00 1 Sep–31 Dec, Fri–Mon, 10.00–16.00
Shop

Please note the shop will open daily during the Easter and October school holidays.

1 Jan–31 Jan, closed Current period1 Feb–31 Dec, Thu–Mon, 11.00–16.00
Garden & Grounds

For Haddo Country Park opening details please see visithaddo.com – recent storm damage has resulted in some changes to access.

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec, daily, dawn–dusk

Entry prices

Haddo House
Adult
£14.50
Concession
£11.00
Family
£33.00
One adult family
£27.50
Young Scot
£1.00

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50