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Sunday 16 June 2024 

1pm-5pm, last admission at 4pm

Celebrate Father's Day at Stansted House and enjoy free admission for all Fathers.

Enjoy a true upstairs, downstairs experience this Father’s Day as you visit the family seat of the Earls of Bessborough. Explore the stunning State Rooms, once used to entertain politicians, actors and royalty, and learn about Frederick and William Ponsonby’s experiences during the Battle of Waterloo in the Ponsonby Room. You will then journey downstairs to discover the extensive Servants Quarters, including the Butler’s Pantry and the Old Kitchen


For younger visitors, there will be a special trail around the House to enjoy. Can you find all the bears that are hiding around the House?

After you have finished exploring the House, take a seat outside and enjoy the cricket match taking place during the afternoon.

Access Requirements 

 Step-free access around the House is available. Please note however that the lift may not be able to accommodate some motorised wheelchairs or mobility scooters. 

Please contact us on or by calling 02392 412 265 (opt 5) to discuss accessibility for this event further.

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