This property is free for HHA Friends
Splendid early Victorian mansion built in Anglo-Italian style by John Thomas, with lavish architectural features, magnificent caved stonework and fine state rooms. Paintings by Landseer, Wright of Derby and Stanfield, woodcarvings by Willcox of Warwick, and Grinling Gibbons. Somerleyton's 12 acre gardens are renown with specimen trees and he 1846 yew hedge maze which ranks amongst the finest in the country. Special features include glasshouses by Paxton, 300ft pergola, walled garden Vulliamy tower clock, Victorian ornamentation.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
5m NW of Lowestoft on B1074.
Visitor Opening Times
2017: Hall and Gardens open from 13 Apr - 28 Sep. Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday (Hall & Gardens), Wednesday (Gardens Only). Open bank holidays, including Estate. Entrance by tour only. Pre-booking necessary. See website for details. Opening times 10am–5pm.
Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.
Guide dogs are allowed.