Lissan House is brought to shimmering life through our enthusiastic guiding team. We tell the story of how the Staples family came to set up home here and how their fortunes faired through good times and bad.

You will be introduced to key players in a fascinating story which ranges over 400 years and find out about some of the larger than life characters who called this place home. Living History is a fun feature of tours on special event days.

House Tour are back!
July & August 2021
Saturdays & Sundays
Tour times 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm
Admission £7
Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Face masks must be worn.
Click on the ‘Buy Tickets’ button to book.

Espresso Patronum Coffee Box

The Coffee Box offers a wide range of coffees, teas, hot chocolate, cold drinks and sweet treats. Perfect after a long stroll around the estate or somewhere to meet friends for a coffee and chat.

Opening Times


Saturday & Sunday- 11am to 4.30pm

July & August

Every day- 11am to 4.30pm


Saturday & Sunday- 11am to 4.30pm

Dog Friendly

Lissan has always been dog friendly. The family always had an adored dog, the last be Woofy, pictured here with Hazel.

All dogs are welcome at Lissan. We ask that dogs are kept on leads and that any poop is lifted.

Estate & Great Outdoors

Developing the estate is an ongoing task for Lissan House. We are currently working to open new paths and plant new native woodland.

. Our visitors can already explore the trails from The White Bridge to Harry’s Bridge and venture along Fanny Moonan’s Pad, past the Brick Field White Hill. The Woodland is a delight and nearby is Robert’s Oak. Our wildflower meadow and ‘no mow’ policy helps the bee and insect population that is an important part of the Lissan House Biodiversity Policy. We continue the work of protecting and creating native habitat to encourage greater biodiversity.

  • The Gardens and Estate are open between 9am and dusk free of charge 7 days a week except Christmas Day. 
  • Public toilets are now available in the main car park. 
  • Please see signage on Estate for exact car park closing times.