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Historic House:Stoneywell

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The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts & Crafts. Built as a summer home by Arts and Crafts architect-designer Ernest Gimson for his brother Sydney, Stoneywell zigzags from its rocky outcrop, amid rhododendrons and heather.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringAccepts groups

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

Tickets must be pre-booked before arrival. See the National Trust website to make your booking.


Adult £9.90
Child £4.95
Family £24.75

Group Adult
Minimum group size 15 £8.40
Group Child
Minimum group size 15 £4.20


See location of Stoneywell on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 429133  Lat: 52.71635 Long: -1.36558

Exit the A50 towards Shepshed and turn right onto Priory Lane. Stoneywell is well signposted from here. From the M1,junction 22, take the exit onto the A50 signposted towards Leicester. Take the first slip road, signposted towards Shepshed, and turn right onto the Whitwick Road. Take the first right onto Priory Lane and follow for 0.8 miles, before turning left onto Whitcroft’s Lane. The car park for Stoneywell will be on your left in 0.1 miles.

Parking: The car park address is Whitcroft’s Lane, Ulverscroft LE67 9QE. You will be met at the car park and taken up to the cottage by shuttle bus. Our car park is quite small and can only accommodate standard-sized vehicles. If you’re hoping to visit Stoneywell with a mobile home or caravan, please call us on 01530 248040 to speak to a member of the team.


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)