Frequently asked questions

Please take a look at our frequently asked questions section to assist you in making a booking.

Burghley Boutique is available exclusively for the duration of Defender Burghley Horse Trials.

To enjoy the full event we offer a 5-night stay from Wednesday, 4th September, until Monday morning.

For 2024, we’ve introduced shorter stays of 3 or 4 nights for arrivals strictly from Thursday or Friday, with check-in strictly from Noon.


Yes! Burghley Boutique opens officially from noon on Wednesday, the 4th of September.

If you plan to arrive Wednesday or before Noon on Thursday – please book a 5-night stay.

Yes! For 2024, we’re offering the option to arrive on Thursday for a 4-night stay – or Friday for a 3-night stay.

Check-in for all shorter stays, arriving Thursday or Friday, is strictly from 2 pm either day.

Yes! We no offer a stay from Friday for three nights is the choice for you.

Our minimum stay is 3 nights from Friday, September 6th, so you may stay until Breakfast on Monday morning or simply check out Sunday evening and still enjoy all the facilities.

See all availability and prices here.

Yes! All guests are welcome to stay until Monday morning after Breakfast – which is perfect if you’re planning to book a visit at Burghley House.

All bookings can be made directly online with a 50% deposit.

Please find a link here to see all availability and prices.

All bookings can be made with a 50% deposit or paid in full.

All balances are due by 4th August 2024, and we’ll be in touch around the end of July with all the details.

Yes! It is possible to upgrade your booking and/or add guests – subject to availability. Just reply via your booking email with your request, and we’ll get back to you!

Guests may cancel by clear notice in writing (letter or email to us) at any time before the booking check-in date.

We will refund booking fees subject to the following deductions based on the length of notice of cancellation for the check-in date. 

(i) Up to 8 weeks / 56 days before 10%

(ii) 4-8 weeks before 50%

(iii) 4 weeks before non-refundable

See our full Terms & Conditions here.

Yes! Parking is available next to the walled garden, with convenient access to our reception and your accommodation.

Parking is available for the duration of your stay only.

Yes! Breakfast is included in your booking and is served daily.

A towel per person, along with all your bedding will be provided in your tent.

Yes! Each Tent or Yurt comes equipped with a double power socket suitable for three pin plugs and for charging mobile phone devices and similar low voltage devices.

Unfortunately, the power is not suitable for hairdryers, nor kettles, as they will blow a fuse.


Yes! In addition to amenities such as toilets and showers, there will be a pamper tent equipped with mirrors, hairdryers and straighteners – or you may bring your own!

Toilets & Showers are provided onsite.

Yes. We have an exclusive bar hosted by the fabulous British PoloGin – see here for more.

Yes, we will have an onsite restaurant for evening meals to accompany our fabulous speaker evenings. See a sample menu here.

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