Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm
Set in the grounds and overlooked by the magnificent stature of the house, ‘The Walled Garden’ is Carlton Towers’ very own vineyard, born from Lord and Lady Gerald’s passion for wine and dedicated to Lord Gerald’s father Miles, 17th Duke of Norfolk.
Reminiscent of the classic English novel “The Secret Garden”, step through the powder-blue gate into the beautiful enclosure teeming with vines, growing two cool climate grape varieties; Auxerrois Colmar and Pinot Noir, which we plan to blend together to make a sparkling white wine. The vines were tenderly planted by Lord Gerald, Lady Emma.
In 2019 we opened the gate to our wonderful labour of love. Overlooked by the Stables Tearoom, Quintessentially English, serving refreshments, cream teas and sweet and savoury treats.
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See more about our wonderful vineyard, including some of its fascinating history here…
All our upcoming events we have planned at the “Stables” Tearoom
Each of our new cottages have been individually designed and furnished by Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard to offer a tranquil haven from the bustle of the everyday life. These are a wonderful addition to your vineyard tour and tasting afternoon. Combine it with a tour of the house and a chilled bottle of sparkling wine in your room and you have the perfect couples escape or girl’s night away.
See more about our in-house accommodation here.
IN HOUSE ACCOMMODATION
With their own beautiful enclosed patios, our Stapleton Cottages offer a luxury retreat.
The Stapleton Double Cottages are modern rooms with a huge amount of character. These ground floor rooms have a large double bed, walk-in rainforest shower, interactive television and mini-fridge. These rooms are perfect for couples looking for an escape, or for anyone looking to explore Yorkshire with a central base. You can hire these rooms individually, or together, and a continental breakfast can be made available if you don’t want to venture out too early. Individually designed by Lady Gerald herself, with rooms that are full of luxury fabrics and the personal touch.
We have three double cottages available to hire from as little as one night.
Enjoy a break away with friends or family in our exquisite Stapleton Family Cottage.The Stapleton Family Cottage has two double rooms, a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower and roll top bath, a comfortable living room where you can relax in front of the interactive television. Whether you are travelling as a family or want to share the cottage with friends, you can enjoy a coffee on your own private patio. We can even add on a continental breakfast should you wish. Individually designed by Lady Gerald herself, the rooms are full of luxury fabrics and a personal touch.
Our Stapleton Family Cottage can be booked for as little as one night.
A beautiful self-contained cottage with enough room for the whole family.Parkgate Cottage has two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom, kitchen, dining room, two bathrooms and a living room. If you need to accommodate more than six people, the living room includes a double sofa-bed, so there is plenty of space for everyone. Parkgate Cottage is a self-catered cottage, but a breakfast hamper can be provided as an added extra. However, you will only be a short drive from local amenities if you are planning to rustle up a home cooked meal. Individually designed by Lady Gerald herself, with rooms are full of luxury fabrics and the personal touch.
Book Parkgate Cottage for as little as one night, or for the whole week.
Whilst you are with us why not explore the surrounding areas with Carlton as your base; we are just 10 minutes from Selby and within 45 minutes of York, Hull, Leeds and Doncaster.