Wollaton Hall is a country house that is the home of a couple of museums, it is situated in Nottingham, England. The Elizabethan country house was built in the 1580s for Sir Francis Willoughby, it was designed by Elizabethan architect Robert Smythson. The country house has a grand exterior that is matched by its interior. It was the home of the Willoughby family for centuries until it was bought by Nottingham Council and turned into a museum in 1925. The museum that is currently held in the beautiful country house is the Nottingham Natural History Museum.
The house is situated in Wollaton Park. If travelling by car, the country house has a car park that is available for visitors to use. By bus, take the 30 or N28 which both stop outside the gates to the house.
Opening Times and Admission
The country house is open to visitors daily, 11am-4pm. Entry to the country house and its museums are free.