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Spectacular 18th-century mansion with Adam interiors and parkland

Take a trip back in time to the 1760s at this spectacular Neo-classical mansion framed by historic parkland.

Designed for lavish entertaining and displaying an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture and original furnishings, Kedleston is a stunning example of the work of architect Robert Adam.

The Curzon family have lived here since the 12th-century and continue to live at the Hall. Lord Curzon's Eastern Museum is a treasure trove of fascinating objects acquired on his travels in Asia and while Viceroy of India (1899 to 1905).

The Hall was used as a key location for 'The Duchess', the Hollywood blockbuster starring Keira Knightley.

Don’t miss…

•    The long and short walks, offering beautiful vistas of the Kedleston Hall Park Land.

•    Locations where Keira Knightley starred in ‘The Duchess’.

•    Sections of the neo-classical mansion inspired by famous Roman architecture.

Christmas traditions

 © National Trust / Paul Harris

Take your pick from a selection box of festive events. It's all happening at Kedleston.

Festive feasting

Christmas pudding opened on a plate © Scott Morrison

Book a delicious Christmas lunch in the magnificent Great Kitchen Restaurant this festive season.

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Winter walks

Winter walking in the park © NTPL/John Millar

You can enjoy all that the winter has to offer in the parkland at Kedleston, from bracing walks, fun in the snow,  to the snowdrop display and first flowers  which emerge as the winter gives way to spring.

Visit Sudbury Hall

Come and say hello to Sudbury Hall © Andrew Butler

Visit Sudbury Hall and The Museum of Childhood, and experience a fine example of 17th-century craftsmanship alongside childhood through the ages. Two unique days out in one.

Visit Norbury Manor

Norbury Manor, a view from the Knot garden © National Trust Images/Robert Morris

Near Kedleston Hall stands Norbury Manor, a distinctive stone-built medieval hall complemented by a picturesque knot garden. Don’t miss the beautiful riverside walk that starts at the back of the Manor.

Discover treasures

The Indian Museum at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire © Nadia Mackenzie

You can find out more about Kedleston's fantastic collection online, or discover it in person by visiting Kedleston and meeting the welcoming room guides. See what treasures we have at

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