Temple Newsam House

Heritage site
View showing a large Tudor-Jacobean house with children and families enjoying the grounds

© Leeds Museums and Galleries

    • This magnificent Tudor-Jacobean house, was the birthplace of Lord Darnley, infamous husband of Mary Queen of Scots, and for 300 years the home of the Ingram family until it was bought by Leeds from Lord Halifax in 1922. Temple Newsam is home to outstanding collections of fine and decorative arts. Over thirty interiors display great paintings, renowned furniture including masterpieces by Chippendale; sumptuous textiles, silver, porcelain, and Leeds pottery. The House runs regular tours and activities for families. This venue has a Designated Collection of national importance.
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