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The master key to unlocking the thirteen rooms of the house & gardens

THE TALLISTON EXPERIENCE

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EXPERIENCE

BRAND NEW

THE EXPLORER'S PASS

Every visit to Talliston is unique, so we decided to create an experience to match. The Talliston Explorer's Pass gives you the chance to tailor your time inside the magical world of Britain’s most extraordinary home. You’ll get access all areas to the house & gardens with each and every room set to perfection. Come alone, with up to eight guests – or gift the experience for an unforgettable treat or celebration.

 

DISCOVER. EXPLORE. EXPERIENCE

This is the opportunity to truly build your own adventure. You’ll get up to three and a half hours for you private and exclusive event – and the possibilities are endless. What would you do with your time inside the house and gardens? Walk the labyrinthian trail of rooms and doors? Be inspired to write or draw within the rich and creative locations.

 

Perhaps you’d like a full tour – or treat someone to high tea in the Victorian watchtower, or a picnic hamper in the courtyard garden. And why not add a stayover in one of our three extraordinary bedrooms.

 

So whether it’s to surprise someone you love with a birthday treat or just to relax in our Japanese tea room, this is the experience for you.

 

WHAT YOU GET

Each experience gives up to three and a half hours exploring Talliston, plus complimentary teas, coffees and tasty nibbles. Upon booking you’ll be sent full details, plus a personal passport and map of the thirteen magical rooms at the house & gardens. You’ll also receive a personal call from creator John Tarrow to personalise details of your experience.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

ACCESS ALL AREAS

Explore the house & gardens at your leisure in a truly immersive experience

UP TO 8 GUESTS

Perfect for solo, small groups or an unforgettable celebration gift

MAGICAL EXTRAS

Build your own unique adventure with additional tours, food, drinks and more 

 

 

 

YOUR PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE

Step inside the imagination of author and creator John Tarrow for a magical exploration of doors, rooms and hidden secrets. Book your morning, afternoon or evening visit, then add extras to create a truly tailor-made experience inside the house & gardens.

 

Want to eat, drink, dine or celebrate? Add afternoon tea, evening supper or one of our at-table hampers that can be served in the Victorian Watchtower, the New Orleans kitchen or al fresco in the Irish courtyard.

We also offer two guided tour with Talliston's creator and author, John Tarrow. The first focuses on the 25-year project to build Talliston – or for readers of the fantasy adventure novel , step inside the book showcasing the rooms and objects that inspired the story.

 

Plus after your experience, we offer guests the chance to book into one of three extraordinary bedrooms for an unforgettable overnight stay followed by a fabuolous candlelit breakfast before departure.  

ALL DETAILS OF THESE OPTIONS, MENUS & MORE WILL BE SENT TO GUESTS AFTER BOOKING YOUR EXPERIENCE

HOUSE TOUR / B&B LIMIT IS SIX GUESTS.

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HOW TO BOOK

PICK YOUR DATE

Check availability in the calendar below – or leave open to decide later

CHOOSE YOUR GUESTS

This experience can be taken by one person or up to eight guests