Bess & Barrel Returns

Saturday 2nd July, then every Friday & Saturday through July & August 

Join us on a summers evening to enjoy the return of our Pop-up-Pub, the Bess & Barrel 

Every Friday & Saturday through July & August from 3pm, our courtyard will be transformed into our very own beer garden where you can enjoy local beers and ales along with hand-stretched, stonebaked pizzas, homemade burgers and bar snacks to boot!

Click here to see this year’s menu! Bess and Barrel 2022 

Please note that the Bess & Barrel will not be open on Saturday 23rd July due to Folk Fell or Saturday 30th July due to wedding celebrations.

We have live music returning on Saturday 6th August with Jon Dawes from 6pm! 

Fancy something a little bit different? On Friday 19th August, we have a swash-buckling murder mystery being undertaken. Click here for more information and to enter your team. 

And we couldn’t finish the Bess & Barrel season without a bang1 Join us on our closing night on Saturday 27th August when we will be doing what us Brits do best – it’s Pub Quiz night! It’s free to enter so what are you waiting for?! Get those quiz names at the ready! 


2022 Season

You have the option of booking tickets in advance via our 'Book Tickets' button in the top right hand corner or when you arrive with us at our kiosk.

We have a few special events going on throughout this season and so there are a couple of dates we will either be closing early or the site will be closed to the public. Please see the dates and times below:

Saturday 23rd July – Hall, Gardens, Cafe, Gift Shop & Farm Shop - CLOSED
Saturday 30th July – Hall, Gardens, Cafe, Gift Shop & Farm Shop - CLOSED

Dates and Times

Friday 11th March - Sunday 30th October 2022
Gardens, Parkland, Cafe, Gift Shop & Food Hall - 10.30am-5pm
Hall open - 11am-4pm