We are a small family run and owned home and pride ourselves on a bespoke service and in providing an experience which is not your typical 'country house experience'. Yours will be the only group visiting the house at the time and all tours are given by a member of the family. We do not have a cafeteria or restaurant, so each meal is specifically catered for and served within the house itself – this is reflected in our pricing: Group Information & Tariff
We welcome visitors in two ways
Any deviation from the set Group format is classed as a Private Party
Island Hall makes every visitor instantly welcome, it has been enjoyed by many hundreds of parties and tour groups with both general and specialist interests in the last 40 years since its careful restoration. The house has been photographed and written up by numerous prestigious magazines.
The Tours give visitors a chance to see the classical detail and panelling in the main rooms, handsome pedimented door cases, carved overmantels and marble chimneypieces, and the elegant oak staircase. The tour includes the history of the family and historical events which shaped the house.
Join us for:
You can either book a private tour for your group or join one of our pre-scheduled dates via Invitation to View:
We are a small family run and owned home and pride ourselves on a bespoke service and in providing an experience which is not your typical 'country house experience'. For all our groups we offer exclusive hire for the duration of your visit. Both large and small groups may book directly through Island Hall, but a minimum charge for 20 guests will apply.
Individuals or parties of less than 20 who do not wish to pay the minimum group charge are recommended to book through via the Historic Houses Invitation to View scheme on one of our pre scheduled dates, where you can join like-minded individuals.
Essentially wheelchair access is possible, but not optimal. The Tour is usually given party on the move in the garden and continued within the house on both ground and first floors.
The garden & ground floor of the house are accessible, the garden can be accessed via our courtyard and side entrance and we have a disabled access ramp to the rear of the property. Though there is gravel as well as grass so the amount of garden which can be enjoyed depends on the type of wheelchair. Our Ladies loo (which is on the ground floor) has plenty of space and a grab rail.
Parking for Cars:
Mill Yard free public car park, Post Street, Godmanchester (PE29 2AQ for your sat nav purposes) which is adjacent Island Hall itself.
Parking for Coaches:
Coaches are welcome to drop off passengers in front of the house.
The coach driver should use:
18, Post Street, Godmanchester, PE29 2BA for sat nav purposes.