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Sion Hill Hall
Kirkby Wiske
Thirsk
North Yorkshire

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The Hall was designed in 1912 by the renowned York Architect Walter H Brierley, 'the Lutyens of the North'. With its fine lines, unique character and superb layout, the Hall was designated by the Royal Institute of British Architects as being of 'Outstanding Architectural Merit'. Sion Hill contains the H W Mawer collection of fine furniture, porcelain, paintings and clocks in superb room settings.

Connoisseur Tours, by special arrangement
The Connoisseur tour makes a visit to Sion Hill a special occasion. On arrival light refeshments (tea, coffee and scones) are served in the original kitchen. This will be followed by a personal introduction by Michael Mallaby who lives here, is an expert in the decorative and fine arts and has been involved with the house and its collection for thirty years, including more recently, the restoration and refurbishment of the building. The tour of the house follows with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. The visit ends with a walk in the grounds. (Minimum group size 12, if smaller a minimum chardge will apply). May - October inclusive, 8.50 each.

Guided Tours
Guided Tours on open days June - Sept, 5.75 each. Public Opening Times
Easter Sunday and all BH Mondays
June - September inclusive; Wednesday 1pm - 5pm, last entry 4pm.

Admission
Adults: 4.50
Concessions: 4
Disabled, ground floor only: 3
Children 12-16: 2
Children under 12: 1
Grounds only: 1.50

Details

Nearest UK Airport: Teeside
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Car Parking: Yes

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