Paxton House is family friendly, fun, and full of treasures including a nationally significant collection of Chippendale and Trotter furniture and masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. Everyone is welcome and there is something for all ages. Don’t forget to bring the dog along too!

Enjoy exploring our 80 acres of grounds, gardens, riverside and woodland, either by yourself or on one of our exciting trails, have fun in our adventure play park complete with zip wire,  create your very own hide out in our den building area, indulge in a delicious lunch or afternoon tea in the Stables Tearoom, treat yourself in the Regency Gift Shop, learn more about Paxton House and its rich history on a house tour, take a look in our Hayloft Gallery at our collection of local exhibiting artists or enjoy a scenic boat trip down the River Tweed.  Why not stay here too, either in our caravan site, self catering apartments or luxury glamping units.

We have a range of exciting events and activities throughout the year, check our “What’s On” page to find out more and book tickets. Like our Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram to find out more about daily life at Paxton House.

Fairy Trail & Woodland Trails Open Daily

Two family-friendly trails around the grounds of Paxton House. You can follow the story of Maggie and Benjamin and help to find the missing fairy dust on our Fairy Trail or put your navigational skills to the test whilst learning all about the animals who live at Paxton House.

The Waterwheel & Beam Pump

Running daily at 1:00pm, come along and view this amazing 18th century machinery in action and learn all about this fascinating piece of history at Paxton House.


Paxton House, Regency Gift Shop and Stables Tea Room are now closed for winter and will re-open on Friday 29th March 2019

If you would like to talk to someone about an event or group tour please telephone 01289 386906 or email info@paxtonhouse.com.



Understated Perfection Merlo, Macclesfield
Wonderfully Lovely Mac, Leeds
"Scottish treat" Joanna C
“Wonderful Day”
A house with a lot of character, and in very good condition. “Excellent tour”
Paxton House has a beautiful interior. “Lovely Day Out”
Called into Paxton house for coffees and cakes - superb! “Wonderful place to go “
Great house the tour was excellent, staff could not be more helpful or friendly. Cafe is a must to visit to. Garden very nice even in November and a good play area to keep the kids happy. “Should be top of the list of places to visit”
Very friendly staff at lovely pace to visit, the grounds are good and the tour of the house very interesting, good kids playground and cafe too. “Worth a look…”