...to the Jacobean country seat of the founder of Maryland, George Calvert. A ‘Gothic’ wing was added in the 1820s and redesigned in 1887 by W.E. Nesfield.

This intriguing house is now furnished as a comfortable Victorian home with 17 rooms open to the public. The Hall is crowded with an eclectic mix of previous owners’ furniture, paintings, portraits and personalia, including many Arts and Crafts items. Among numerous original paintings from the 16th – 19th centuries are works by Beuckelaer, Carlevarijs, Kauffman and Watts.

Ornamental gardens, a productive Walled Garden, Woodland and Lakeside Walks and an award-winning Tea Room add to the enjoyment of your visit.

We look forward to welcoming you.


4 Aug

Plein Air Exhibition

This exhibition shows work done by students from Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Maryland. During their stay at Kiplin Hall, the students will be…

6 Aug

Diverting Dinosaurs

Diverting Dinosaurs               Thurs 6 August, 11am-4pm Large or small, hairy or smooth, meat-eater or veggie – dinosaurs of all varieties capture…

14 Aug

Treasure Island

Ahoy there landlubbers! Don't ye be missin' this tale of treasure and treachery on the high seas. Join Jim Hawkins as he spins his yarn of plotting pirates…

Charting Chipeling

19th century sketchbooks, usually stored at the Bodleian Library in Oxford and available for viewing only on request, are on display in the Charting Chipeling archaeology exhibition.

The sketchbooks are the work of the Egyptologist, Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1797-1875), who was a regular visitor at Kiplin Hall.

Curator, Dawn Webster, said: “We are grateful to the Bodleian Library and the National Trust for allowing us to borrow these paintings of exciting archaeological finds made in the C 19thTwo delightful watercolours by Sir John of the east and west fronts of the Hall are also on display, as well as a vivid painting of the interior of the Gothic Drawing Room, with Lady Tyrconnel at her desk."

Summer Fun for Children

Children having fun at Kiplin HallInspiring, imaginative and fun activities for children during the summer holidays in the beautiful grounds of Kiplin Hall.

Discover the secrets of the landscape with our new archaeology trail and trench; captain the Play Ship;discover the Bog Garden; try your luck in the woodland dipping pond and have fun with the wooden garden games. In the Hall there are trails to follow and a play room with toys and activities. All included in the admission ticket.

Bring a picnic or enjoy home baking and cooking in the Tea Room.

Thursday 6 August, 11am - 4pm, Diverting Dinosaurs day of family fun. 

Friday 14 August, 2pm & 7pm,Treasure Island, brought to the lakeside setting at Kiplin Hall by Pantaloons Theatre Company. Gates open an hour-and-a-half earlier for picnics. Tickets £12.50 adult and £6 child

Opening Times

Gardens, Children's Play Area and Tea Room Opening Times

Gardens and Tea Room now open until 28 October, Sunday - Wednesday, 10am - 5pm

Hall and Charting Chipeling Archaeology Exhibition Opening Times

Sunday-Wednesday, 2-5pm until 28 October. Please note, Charting Chipeling exhibition will not be open on Monday 27 April.

A Dickens of a Christmas

The Hall will be dressed and open for 'A Dickens of a Christmas', Friday - Sunday 5-7 and 11-13 December 2015, with additional openings for groups - please phone for further information.