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Christmas Tour

December 4, 2020

Get into the Christmas Spirit as you explore the Russell-Cotes with our Christmas Trail. Find out about Christmas traditions of the past and discover more about some of our collections objects linked to this magical time of the year. We also have a Nutcracker Trail for children and families to enjoy whilst exploring the historic […]

Mysterious Museum

October 29, 2020

Objects and Paintings to Inspire you at Halloween Historic Houses have always occupied a strange, liminal kind of space, between the present and the past, and where each object and painting represents a window into a whole other world. Here at the Russell-Cotes, the lives of Merton and Annie shine through every element of your […]

Treat Yourself

October 28, 2020

Our Cafe always has something delicious on the go. This Half Term treat yourself to an indulgent Chocolate Orange Scone for £1.90. We are open Tuesday 27 October to Sunday 1 November for Half Term Week. Pre-book your tickets to the Russell-Cotes today by clicking here. Find out more about the Cafe – click here […]

October Half Term

October 26, 2020

Are you looking for something to do this Half Term? We are open Tuesday 27 October – Sunday 1 November 10am – 5pm. Grand, Gothic and Victorian, the Russell-Cotes is full of mystery and quirkiness, with otherworldly objects and paintings in strange dark corners – the perfect place to explore in this rainy week leading […]

Exhibition – Hidden Highlights

October 26, 2020

Exhibition24 October 2020 – 18 April 2021 Hidden Highlights: Life in Lockdown Featuring over 80 works from the Russell-Cotes rich and diverse fine art collection, this exhibition reinterprets some of our lesser seen works through a lockdown lens. As we all continue to struggle to remember everyday life before a global pandemic, Life in Lockdown, […]

Halloween Afternoon Tea for Kids

October 19, 2020

Treat your ‘little monsters’ to a children’s Halloween Afternoon Tea at the Russell-Cotes Café this half-term. Enjoy your Halloween treats with either a ham or cheese sandwich and choose a fruitshoot or hot chocolate. Served Tuesday 27th October – 1st November for £4.95 and available for takeaway. Entry to the Cafe is free. No pre-booking […]

Christmas Afternoon Tea

October 8, 2020

Spoil yourself or someone special with our tasty and festive Christmas Afternoon Tea. The Christmas Afternoon Tea includes: Home-made sandwiches with festive fillings, home-baked fruit scones, delicious Christmassy cakes, and a pair of crackers – the perfect way to celebrate. And all served with your choice of tea, or upgrade and add a glass of […]

Friday Feeling

September 17, 2020

In addition to our normal opening days, we are opening on Friday 18th and Friday 25th September. Start your weekend early at the Russell-Cotes! Book your tickets here Don’t miss out on the chance to see our blockbuster exhibition Beyond the Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy before it closes on 27 September.


September 4, 2020

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Tea on the Terrace

July 26, 2020

Tea on the Terrace! Enjoy drinks, snacks, cream teas, and more on the Russell-Cotes terrace, overlooking the garden and the sea. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from Tuesday 4 August from 12pm – 3pm. Please be aware that we may not be able to offer this outdoor catering in the event of bad weather. Seating […]