• At Allerton,
    a world of natural beauty
    awaits you

  • Experience
    the tranquility
    of Allerton Park

  • Discover Allerton:
    more than meets
    the eye

  • A place to work
    on your business,
    not in it

  • The ideal place
    to host your
    dream wedding

  • When
    a memorable place
    matters most

  • The perfect getaway
    isn't as far away
    as you think.

 

THE GARDENS

Befitting a splendid Georgian manor house, the formal gardens feature extensive plantings and over 100 ornaments and sculptures to discover.

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MEETINGS

Inspire attendees in meetings, conferences and retreats to think most creatively, learn most efficiently and perform most effectively in this pristine, tranquil setting.

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WEDDINGS &
SPECIAL EVENTS

The Mansion and Allerton Park offer an unforgettable setting for weddings and special events where memories of place matter most.

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NATURAL AREAS

One of the Seven Wonders of Illinois, The Park consists of over 1,500 acres, including the Sangamon River, floodplains, lowland and upland forests, a meadow, a 30-acre demonstration prairie and over 14 miles of hiking trails.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Insects in the Dark 2

    AUG 02, 2016|8:00PM – 10:00PM

    Join Entomology graduate student Xander Hazel on a night hike focused on insects that only come out at night. The ...

  • Bluegrass on the Prairie

    AUG 05, 2016|6:00PM – 9:00PM

    presented by the U of I Community Credit Union Pack a picnic, grab a chair or blanket, and enjoy live ...

  • Fruit Tree Espalier Pruning Workshop

    AUG 06, 2016|9:00AM – 11:00AM

    Come and learn how to do one of Robert Allerton's favorite gardening techniques: espalier! Participants will hear a brief history ...

  • Full Moon River Walk

    AUG 18, 2016|8:00PM – 10:00PM

    [caption id="attachment_3311" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Heron and Beaver[/caption] Take a summer night hike under the full ...

  • Volunteer Orientation

    AUG 20, 2016|9:00AM – 10:00AM

    This informational volunteer orientation is open to the public and great for anyone interested in volunteering at Allerton. You can ...