Watchman's Tower, Knebworth House

Watchman's Tower, Knebworth House, Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PY

Knebworth House, listed Grade II*, dates from the C16 but is best known for its extraordinary Gothic style remodelling and embellishment in the C19, under the guidance of its owner, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, who, in addition to being a social figure, was also a successful novelist in the Gothic, Horror, and Occult genres.

Opening Arrangements

Knebworth House, Park, Gardens, Adventure Playground, Dinosaur Trail, Watchman’s Tower and Exhibition will be open on the following dates and times. Opening Days 23rd - 24th March (Open Weekends) 29th March - 14th April (Open Daily) 20th April - 19th May (Open Weekends and Bank Holidays) 25th May - 2nd June (Open Daily) 8th - 23rd June (Open Weekends) 29th June - 1st September (Open Daily) 7th - 29th September (Open Weekends) Please note the Watchtower closes during rain showers or high winds. Opening Hours House, Watchtower, Exhibitions: 11.30am - 5pm Park, Gardens, Playground and Dinosaur Trail: 10.30am - 5pm

Admission Charges

  • Adult: Park and Gardens (Gate Price) - £13.50: House, Park and Gardens (Gate Price) - £19.50 - reductions for online bookings
  • Child: Park and Gardens (Gate Price) - £13.50: House, Park and Gardens (Gate Price) - £19.00
  • Other Charges: Family of 4: check online for prices

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