Welcome to Sandringham

House exterior

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

Both the House and Gardens at Sandringham are now closed until April 2021. St Mary Magdalene Church is also closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Sandringham Royal Park remains open for exercise however in light of the recent Government announcement of the latest lockdown we ask that all visitors who are not within the local Norfolk area to please adhere to restrictions and to not visit Sandringham at this time.

We are currently working on plans to reopen safely inline with the easing of lockdown restrictions as per the Government Guidelines.

For the latest opening arrangements please see our dedicated Covid-19 pages.


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 waymarked nature trails.

St Mary Magdalene Church is also nestled within the Royal Park dating back to the 16th-century however remains closed until further notice.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Sandringham.