Melford Hall

Melford Hall

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter's 150th Birthday party

Thu 28 Jul 2016
Don't miss the opportunity to wish Beatrix a happy birthday.

Beatrix Potter's Melford: Holiday Sketches 1899-1916

Thu 28 Jul 2016
A selection of facsimile sketches by Beatrix Potter, drawn whilst holidaying at Melford Hall exhibited in our Banqueting House.

Three Mills Walk

Sat 30 Jul 2016
A new guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows

Beatrix Potter story readings

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Get carried away by the magical adventures of Peter Rabbit and his friends as written by Beatrix Potter and narrated by one of our story tellers

Railway Walk

Sat 06 Aug 2016
A popular guided walk taking in some railway history as well as the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

OUTDOOR THEATRE: "Once upon a time there were four little rabbits..."

Sat 13 Aug 2016
Join us for the return of our outdoor theatre group as they interpret the much loved stories of Beatrix Potter. Bring a picnic and settle in for an evening of family entertainment.
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Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Melford Hall in the 1950s kitchen

Choose your surroundings 

Melford Hall has a variety of places to enjoy your lunch or tea

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Visitors enjoying Melford

Bring your group 

Whether you're interested in art, naval millitary history or Beatrix Potter there's something for every member of your group at our special place.

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Our work

Painting of Sir Thomas Savage

Discovery of a long lost owner 

Discover the story of a portrait fallen foul to mistaken identity. Thought to be the 17th-century Archbishop of York the subject was an entirely different great from our past.

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Get involved

Volunteers at Melford Hall, Suffolk

Join the team at Melford Hall 

Starting as a volunteer with us is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Make 2016 your year to start volunteering