Sandringham is the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862.

Visiting Information

Sandringham House and Gardens are now closed until Spring 2022. Sandringham Royal Parkland and Courtyard facilities are open all year.

This winter Luminate Sandringham, the enchanting winter light trail returns to the Royal Parkland, with an extended route, mesmerising new installations and light features and the addition of a vintage fairground.

Join us for a spectacular after dark light trail through the Royal Parkland at Sandringham from 12 November - 19 December, entry times from 4.15pm - 8.30pm.

Winter at Sandringham

Opening Times from 12 November - 19 December

Royal Parkland

Sandringham West Car Park - 7am - 6pm

Sandringham North Car Park - 6am - 9pm

Children's Play Area – open daily from dawn until 4.15pm

Courtyard Facilities

Toilets at the Courtyard – 9am - 9.30pm

Terrace Café – open daily for takeaway 9.30am - 4.30pm

Sandringham Shop – open daily from 9.30am - 9.30pm

Sandringham Restaurant - open daily from 9.30am - 5.00pm

Sandringham House, Gardens & St Mary Magdalene Church closed until 2022


The House, Gardens and St Mary Magdalene Church are now closed for the winter and will reopen in Spring 2022.

Regularly used by the Royal Family, Sandringham House is nestled in 24 hectares (60 acres) of formal Gardens. Learn more about the great collections of objets d'art and family portraits by leading contemporary court painters in the House and in the formal Gardens see rare and unusual trees offering shady glades, sweeping lawns, lakes, and water gardens.

Local Norfolk produce can be found in the Terrace Café and Sandringham Shop at the Courtyard, whilst in the 243 Hectares of dog friendly Royal Park there's opportunities to discover wildlife on way marked nature trails.

St Mary Magdalene Church nestled within the Royal Park dating back to the 16th-century.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sandringham.