5-8 September 2024

Tickets and Membership

Celebrate the highlight of the autumn social calendar, at Defender Burghley with world-class sport, outstanding shopping and hospitality – all the ingredients for the perfect day out!

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Super advance pricing

Until 21 July 2024

Book now for the best price

General Admission

Harry Meade Cavalier Crystal DBHT 1 CI23 122823
from £27.50
Super advance

Watch world-class sporting competition in the historic, rolling parkland of Burghley Estate. Shop, sip Champagne and share the wonders of British country life.


Harry Meade Cavalier Crystal DBHT PN23 59547resized
from £345
Super advance

The complete Burghley experience with entry to the event for 2 people on all four days, priority parking, exclusive access to the Members' Enclosure and the Dressage.

Caravan Membership

Caravan membership
from £560
Super advance

Make Burghley your home from home, with all the benefits of Membership for 2 people on all four days, while staying in your caravan or horsebox in the beautiful parkland.

Lifestyle interior
Boyd Martin Tseterleg TSF PN23 13830

Plan your experience

Continue scrolling down this page to see our range of event experiences and extras to help you create your perfect day at Burghley. An Admission Ticket is required with some items, please check the ‘More Information’ link for details of what is included.

How to book






Car Parking at The Horse Trials

All days

Parking preview
from £17

Secure your car parking space at Defender Burghley for the best price by booking in advance.

Dressage Grandstand Tickets



Tim Price Vitali DBHT 99085
from £22

Enjoy the best view of the Dressage with a seat in the East Grandstand where you're guaranteed not to miss a thing.

Showjumping Grandstand Tickets


Padraig Mc Carthy HHS Noble Call PN23 13820
from £24

Don't miss a moment of the final phase as your 2024 Defender Burghley Champion is crowned!

Cross-Country Grandstand Tickets


Julia Norman Ardeo Berlin DBHT PN23 58501
from £12

The perfect base to take in the Cross Country with views of the arena fence and big screens showing all the action out on the course.

Burghley TV Annual Subscription

All days

Burghley TV DBHT PN23 15702

Combines uninterrupted livestream coverage of Defender Burghley Horse Trials with expert commentary and behind-the-scenes footage.

Champagne Afternoon Tea and the Trot-Up


Kristina Hall Jackson CMS Google LRBHT PN22 55308

Limited availability

from £270

Champagne Afternoon Tea with a talk from Mark Phillips, an exclusive insider’s view of the Trot-Up and an expert-led tour of the Cross-Country course.

Breakfast at The Avebury Restaurant

All days

Restaurant breakfast2

New for 2024

Start your Burghley day with a delicious breakfast served in the relaxed atmosphere of the Avebury Restaurant.

Lunch at The Avebury Restaurant

All days

Restaurant lunch2

New for 2024

Fine-dining in the heart of the Burghley showground where you can enjoy an exquisite lunch with family and friends.

Breakfast at The Members' Restaurant

All days

Restaurant Breakfast

Limited Availability

Start your Burghley day with a delicious breakfast in the vibrant atmosphere of the the Members' Restaurant.

Lunch at The Members Restaurant

All days

Restaurant lunch

Limited Availability

Quality-dining in the vibrant atmosphere of the Members' Restaurant.

Burghley Boutique

All days

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from £1,319

Experience sleeping under canvas with all of the amenities you’d expect to find in a luxury hotel, only at Burghley Boutique.

Burghley Cross-Country course-walks



Local Media Day DBHT23 90912

Limited availability

from £25

The perfect way to gain an insight into Derek di Grazia’s exciting new course for 2024 with an expert-led tour.

Reserved Picnic parking at Lion Bridge


20230902 Defender Burghley Horse Trials Saturday Will Bailey 113c

Sold out

An unbeatable setting for your picnic, the hugely popular Picnic Parking next to Lion Bridge with stunning views of Burghley House.

Ticket FAQs

Find all the answers to your Ticket, Membership and Extras questions. If you can't find what you're looking for here, you can contact the Box Office on 01780 752 131 or email boxoffice@burghley.co.uk.

Full Visitor Information to help you plan your Defender Burghley visit can be found on the link below.

Visitor Information

Can I bring a guest if I have a Membership?

Guest Badges are available should you wish to bring guests into the Members' Enclosure. Up to 2 Guest Badges can be purchased per Membership or Caravan Membership. A valid Admission Ticket is required to gain entry to the event.

You can add Guest Badges to your basket at checkout.

How do Car Park Passes work?

All visitors intending to park in one of the event car parks will require a Car Park Pass.

General Admission Car Park Passes can be added to your basket when purchasing your event tickets. Your Car Park Pass will be available to download as an e-ticket using the link provided in your booking confirmation email. Please have your Car Park Pass e-ticket ready for scanning as you enter the car parking pay lanes.

Membership & Caravan Membership Car Park Passes will be posted as part of your Membership pack. Please display this pass in your vehicle before arriving at the event, to allow external traffic management stewards to direct you to the correct gate.

Can I bring a carer with me?

Yes, you can. One carer per person, will be admitted free of charge. Please call the Box Office on 01780 752131 to make your booking. Proof of carer status will be required.

Do I need to print my e-tickets?

No, you don’t need to print them because we can scan them on your mobile device when you arrive. To prevent any issues accessing your tickets online at the event, we strongly recommend downloading your tickets before getting to Burghley. You can add them to your wallet or take a screen shot of the QR codes.

I can’t find the email with my tickets?

Please check your spam or junk folder in case they've landed in there. If you are unable to find the email with your tickets, please click this link where you will be able request for the email to be resent.

The link in my confirmation email doesn't work

Right click (or press and hold on mobile device) on the link then copy and paste it into your internet browser. This will take you to a page to download your e-tickets.

If you have a Tiscali email account, sometimes the download link doesn't appear. If this is the case please click the email resend link above and choose "Only the tickets as an attachment".

I cannot open or view my e-tickets

Our e-ticket files are in PDF format.

Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe website. Follow the download directions on the Adobe website to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • Please check to make sure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher.
  • Make sure your printer is on and the cables are connected to your computer.
  • Make sure your printer has enough memory available, and try closing any unnecessary programs.

Still cannot print? Call the box office for help  on 01780 752 131.