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About The Orangery

In the summer of 2013, The Orangery Tea Room was established, serving the highest quality teas and coffees alongside fresh, locally sourced food.

The spectacular Orangery, designed in 1777 by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, houses delicate plants of many kinds, including one of the oldest camellias in the country. The Orangery is open to the public, and residential guests are welcome to use it at any point during their stay.

Opening hours

The Orangery Tea Room is open Tuesday – Sunday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The kitchen closes at 3.30 pm. (Serving light refreshments and drinks until 4 pm.)

Aerial View Over The Orangery Tea Room

Orangery visitor information

No dog walking,
picnics, BBQs, swimming
No Entry Signs

Orangery closed dates

Due to events, the site will be closed on the following dates:

Saturday 4th to Monday 6th of May. (Opening Tuesday the 7th  of May)
Saturday 20th to Wednesday 31st of July.
Thursday 1st to Monday 12th of August.(Opening Tuesday the 13th  of August)
Saturday 16th of November. (Opening Sunday, 17th  of November)

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We have a range of sandwiches & paninis, soup and daily specials at lunchtime, cakes and snacks, hot and cold drinks. It is counter service with items served at your table.

We expect to be busy during the summer and sunny days. We have outdoor seating available, and food and drink for outside consumption may be served in disposable packaging.

The Orangery Busy Service

Afternoon teas

Our delicious Afternoon Tea includes a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scones served with clotted cream and jam, two small cakes and a pot of tea or filtered coffee.

£14.50 per person (minimum two people)

Advanced booking is essential. Please call 01424 894201 or email

Please advise us of any dietary needs at the time of booking.

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Food at the Orangery Tea Room

The Orangery food is freshly prepared in the kitchen by our team. Cakes, soups and scones are prepared each day for you to enjoy.

Fresh food prepared daily by our kitchen team

Outside The Orangery Tea Room

Grounds and gardens

From the garden

The Kitchen Garden provides a sustainable food source for Ashburnham Place community and guests.

James Cooking In The Kitchen

Eat here

To the kitchen

Enjoy the taste of fresh food from the Kitchen Garden to the your table.

Free parking at the Orangery Tea Room

Once on site follow signs for the Orangery car park. After parking, continue on foot, following the signs up towards the Orangery.

Disabled parking is available on the front terrace.

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If you have any questions check out our FAQs or contact us.

Enjoy a lake walk after your cream tea

You are welcome to walk around Broad Water Lake whilst you are here. Other lake walks are open to our residential guests. Why not book a stay with us?

Looking Over The Lake At Ashburnham Place

There’s more to see

Blue Doors Garden View

Book a night in

Get away and stay in one of our comfortable guest rooms. During our meeting times, you can find time to walk, reflect, or join the community.

The Oak Dining Room

Eating at Ashburnham Place

Our dining experience is set across four unique spaces, from the historic, beautifully panelled Oak Dining Room to the modern comforts of our Courtyard Dining Room.

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The Orangery is currently closed

The Orangery will be closed until Tuesday 2nd January 2024

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