Relax in the sitting room and listen to gramophone music © Nadia Mackenzie

Relax in the sitting room and listen to gramophone music

What to discover...

There are a host of rooms for you to explore on the ground and first floor. Highlights include the striking dining room which is home to a large collection of family portraits as well as the family silver, and the Hercules suite of rooms which also boasts the best view across the gardens.

  • Relax in the 1920s sitting room where you can play records on the gramophone
  • Tickle the ivories on the harpsichord shaped organ in the main hall
  • Learn about the unconventional life of the enigmatic Emma Vernon in the dining room
  • Discover the dark secret of the blue bedroom

As you explore the house, it's up to you to decide whether money and beauty bring happiness, after learning about the ups and downs of the Vernon family.hanbury

Experience more

Join us for one of our event days; look out for our Meet the Vernon days or costume event weekend. Or discover more with our 'Discover the Hanbury Collection' months. Or why not dress up yourself?

Don't miss...

  • The magnificent Thornhill wall and ceiling paintings in the main hall
  • The rare Axeminster carpet in the drawing room
  • Get a glimpse of some of the family silver in the dining room
  • The delicate Angel bed in the blue bedroom
  • The fantastic views of the garden from the Hercules rooms

Election Fever

Outside Hanbury Hall holding an election poster.

Join us to see how elections were done three hundred years ago - based around an election poster that has survived from 1715 for the campaign of Thomas Vernon; the man who built Hanbury Hall.  

Find out more on our dedicated website © Claire Reeves

Find out more on our dedicated website

Discover Hanbury Hall's collection

Learn about Hanbury's large house collection. The link below takes you to Hanbury Hall's pages on the National Trust Collections website. Why not discover more about the tea service that Bowater Vernon ordered from China in the early 1700s?