Thoresby Park, facilities, and Bay Tree café are open seven days a week including most bank holidays, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. All vehicles must be moved from the lawns to the car park before 5.30pm, or the gate will close and you may get stuck.  Check back for announcements regarding park closures and seasonal opening hours.

Thoresby Gallery and Visitor Centre are open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The Military Museum opens Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am – 4:00 pm (between March and November – appointment only December – February)

Thoresby Courtyard shops are normally open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

The opening hours of individual businesses in the courtyard can occasionally vary from the general opening times. If there is an outlet you really want to visit, please call ahead to double check their opening times.  Most experiences will need to be booked in advance so please look into activities before arriving to avoid missing out!

Parking is free at Thoresby, with this privilege we ask that you park considerately and not block access or drive at speed through our estate, be mindful of other park users and wildlife.

Thoresby welcomes dogs and their responsible human friends, the park is here to be enjoyed by all. Bins are provided along routes so please pick up after yourself and your pets.

Also, we ask that dogs are kept on a leash at all times whilst on the park, we have seen many a picnic or cricket game interrupted by our canine friends, please keep them with you and under your control at all times, and be considerate of other park visitors.

We are a charitable trust here to preserve the park for future generations.  To find out more, to donate to Thoresby Park, or if you have any suggestions or stories to share, please contact us at the Visitor Centre or call on 01623 822 009 or email

We hope you enjoy our park and very much look forward to seeing you here soon!