Ashton Court Estate

Ashton Court Estate

Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland and many activities.

Admission and opening times

There is normally no charge for admission. You may have to pay for entry to some parts of the estate if a special event is running at Ashton Court. 

The estate is open Monday to Sunday from 8am. Closing times are different throughout the year:

  • 5.15pm in November, December and January
  • 6.15pm in February
  • 7.15pm in March
  • 8.15pm in April
  • 9.15pm in May, June, July and August
  • 8.15pm in September
  • 7.15pm in October

Ashton Court Estate is open over the Christmas period but check the dates for car parks and cafes. 

To report a problem at Ashton Court visit our report a problem in a park page.


Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9JN


There are three car parks in Ashton Court. The car parks open at 8am.

Parking costs £1.20 per vehicle per day. You can use your parking ticket in any of the Ashton Court car parks for that day. You can also return during the same day without paying again.

There is no parking charge for Blue Badge holders, motorcycles and scooters.

Open every day including Christmas.

When charges apply:

  • Church Lodge car park (Dovecote): from 10am
  • Mansion House car park: from 9am
  • Clifton Lodge car park (Golf): from 6am

Charges apply until the estate closes. Closing times vary throughout the year.

Disabled access

There are two disabled toilets in the stables courtyard.

If you use a wheelchair, have restricted mobility or are visually impaired, it may be difficult to get around the estate due to the terrain and topography.

The stables courtyard is level but has a cobbled surface.

There is limited wheelchair access to the formal gardens.

Find out about the courtyard cafe's accessibility on DisabledGo.


  • Mansion House car park: 10 disabled parking bays
  • Clifton Lodge car park (Golf): one disabled parking bay
  • Church Lodge car park (Dovecote): 10 disabled parking bays

Ashton Court Mansion

The mansion is open from 11am to 4pm, Wednesdays to Sundays. 

It is now run by Artspace Lifespace, a registered charity.

You can find out more on the Artspace Lifespace website. 

Facilities and features


Flying model aircraft, including drones

Model aircraft, including drones, can't be flown on the Ashton Court Estate. However, you can fly them in parts of:

Courtyard café

Address: The Stables Courtyard, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9JN.

Serves a selection of hot and cold food, ice creams and snacks.  

Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Toilets available.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 3.30pm 

Opening times may change depending on the weather.

Call: 0117 963 9176

Christmas at Ashton Court 2018

Christmas Market

The Courtyard Café Stables will be hosting a small indoor Christmas Market on Sunday 9 December, from 10am to 3pm.

You can buy a range of Christmas gifts, including:

  • jewellery
  • art
  • lighting
  • ceramics
  • stained glass 

Outdoor stalls include: 

  • Christmas trees
  • wreaths
  • wood products

The Courtyard Café will be open to serve you hot food and drinks including mulled wine and mince pies.

Father Christmas Experience 

Meet Father Christmas, go on a magical adventure and get a present in the historic Ashton Court Mansion.

Father Christmas will make an entrance that will surprise and delight the children.

For more information and to book tickets go to our Father Christmas Experience booking page.

Golf café

Address: Ashton Court Golf and Cycle Centre, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS8 3PX

Serves a selection of hot and cold food, ice creams and snacks.  

Both indoor and outdoor seating is available. Toilets available. 

Opening times

Monday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm

Opening times may change depending on the weather.

Call: 0788 0042 613