Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens to Visit in Norfolk

Please note that not all properties included in this section offer free access to HHA Friends. Those that offer free access have the words Free to Friends in the More Information section on the right hand side of their entries and are also listed in the annual Friends Handbook. No other properties can be visited free.

Showing 11 properties in Norfolk

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Kirstead Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Kirstead Hall A fine Grade 1 listed Elizabethan Manor house Circa 1570 of 'E' shaped plan with stepped Flemish gable ends. The brickwork with attractive blue diaper decoration and pin tiled roof standing in 4 acres.

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Stody Lodge Gardens - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Stody Lodge Gardens Extensive formal rhododendron and azalea gardens set around the house, laid out in the 1930s, including many varieties of trees. Woodland walk to Japanese Water Garden with one of the largest expanses of azalea mollis in England.

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Walsingham Abbey Grounds - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Walsingham Abbey Grounds The gardens contain the remains of an Augustinian priory founded in 1153 on a site next to the Holy House. Woodland and riverside walks with seasonal bulbs and autumn colour beside the ruins of one of England's most famous medieval pilgrimage shrines. read more
Hindringham Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Hindringham Hall Tudor flint house nestling at the bottom of a river valley, surrounded by a moat known to date from 1250.

This property (gardens) offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times. read more
Raveningham Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Raveningham Hall Gardens specialising in rare shrubs and herbaceous plants laid out approximately 100 years ago around a red brick Georgian house. Victorian conservatory, walled kitchen garden and new arboretum.

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Mannington Gardens - Norfolk open to public
Gardens surround 15th century moated manor owned by the Walpole family since 1740s. Roses feature throughout, especially in the walled Heritage Rose Garden reflecting changing tastes in gardens and roses. Also lake, shrubs, trees, follies, scented garden,... read more
Wolterton Park - Norfolk open to public
A 1720s soft red brick house with portico and wings, commissioned by Horatio Walpole and designed by Thomas Ripley. Marble Hall contains 4 splendid doors of American walnut, reputedly given by Queen Caroline. Family study of Horatio Walpole by Amiconi. 19... read more
Raynham Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Raynham Hall Work on the double gabled H shape house began in 1618. Sir Roger Townshend and his Master Mason William Edge had the house largely completed by 1637 when Sir Roger died. On a hill overlooking a lake this brick and stone building was 90 years ahead of its ... read more
Holkham Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Holkham Hall A spectacular example of English Palladian style in local yellow brick built by Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, between 1734-1764 from plans by William Kent. The immense entrance hall, with deeply coved and coffered ceiling supported by towering colum... read more
Houghton Hall - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Houghton Hall With its domed corner towers, this is one of the finest Palladian-style houses in England, built and furnished between 1722 and 1735 for Robert Walpole, first Prime Minister, to designs by Colen Campbell and Thomas Ripley, with interior decoration by Will... read more
Hoveton Hall Gardens - Norfolk open to public
Picture of Hoveton Hall Gardens Set in the Norfolk Broads, the 15-acre gardens feature narcissi and bulbs in spring, azaleas and rhododendrons in early summer, peonies and herbaceous plants in the walled 'Spider Garden' in June/July, and hydrangeas and buddhleias in August.
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