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We visited for the open garden evening and enjoyed wandering around in the pleasant grounds, but the highlight of the evening was being part of the month release. The moths had been caught in a light trap the night before as part of an ongoing...More
We dropped into here by accident on Sunday. It was a fortunate and lovely encounter with an entrancing 2 acre country garden. at Shandy Hall, the former home of Laurence Sterne. It is a lovely old house, interesting with different character from each aspect of...More
A visit to Shandy Hall was included in our UK tour – between a visit to Castle Howard and Castle Alnwick. We were surprised when our coach pulled up near a little church and we could see a tiny house across the street. What's this,...More
So good, lovely engaged passionate informed owners , pretty garden which blends with countryside and a great views #exhibition #stipple engravings #laurence stern #sensibility novel #coxwold
Gorgeous house and a wonderful curio shop and plant sale!! Very happy as it made our Sunday ramble!!
Local history society outing. Exceptional guided tour bringing to life both Lawrence Stern and Tristran Shandy and the 18th century literature scene. Also charming house and garden plus an exhibition of old prints and tiny curio shop. Brilliant, a must see.
Hi stopped at shanty hall bye chance and ended going around the house which is very interesting and home of the righter Laurence sterne.The three guides maid it a very interesting visit I would recommend.
The hall is a modest 14th century building with additions each century thereafter. It has attractive cottage gardens and lies just within a National Park. There are tours of the house in small parties. While the guide's description of the building's construction and quirks is...More
The only thing we knew about Laurence Sterne were his Tristram Shandy books, but haven't read them!!!
However ,the curator gave such an informative and enthusiastic talk they are now on our 'to read' list!!
We haven't been anywhere where we were given such an...More
Sorry it has taken so long for a reply but yes, Shandy Hall is open to the public for tours on Wednesdays & Sundays at 2:45pm & 3:45pm. The gardens are open every day except Saturday. All aforementioned May... More
Sorry it has taken so long for a reply but yes, Shandy Hall is open to the public for tours on Wednesdays & Sundays at 2:45pm & 3:45pm. The gardens are open every day except Saturday. All aforementioned May - September, otherwise by appointment at : 01347 868465
More visiting information on The Laurence Sterne Trust website
Olivia (Exhibitions Officer at Shandy Hall)