Burghley House – England’s Greatest Elizabethan House

Burghley House Events

Burghley House is one of the most incredible locations in the UK.  The vast Elizabethan house is set into over 1,200 acres of land, which feature stunningly designed gardens, natural wood and parkland and a large man-made lake.  The House is has over 115 rooms, and is currently owned by the Burghley House Preservation Trust, who are an educational charity.

It is also home to the Burghley Horse Trials, one of the most prestigious three-day events in the world which makes up one third of the Grand Slam of Eventing.

Burghley House Hospitality

Set in the picturesque parklands of Burghley House, this delightful event is the perfect way to entertain your valued clients and guests. The stunning hospitality which includes the finest cuisine is perfectly complimented by the stunning backdrop, which features one of the world’s greatest equestrian challenges.

Burghley House News and Updates

The Burghley Horse Trials attract over 173,000 visitors across the four days, as well as more than 600 expertly selected exhibitors, an average of 80 of the world’s top competitors and a prize fund of over £300,000! It’s fair to say that the Burghley Horse Trials is a stand-out event.

It currently ranks within the UK’s top ten national sporting occasions by attendance.

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Discover More About Burghley House

Burghley House is a fantastic Grade 1 listed building surrounded by beautifully maintained gardens and incredible landscapes.  The house was constructed on the site of an ancient village, which was abandoned in the area long before the house was built.

The exterior of the building is almost unchanged since its initial construction 1587, though many of the interiors of the building have been modified over the years, with ages of the interior varying between around 1800 and the present day.

The chief landscaper of the gardens was the renowned Capability Brown, who is famed for designing the biggest and best gardens of the era.  The avenues and plants in the maintained gardens are all down to his careful planning, and the lake was created by him too.

The parkland is left mostly to natures discretion, with wild deer and other animals keeping the grass in check and the woodland healthy.

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