Things to see & do

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What's on

Throughout the year you can take part in exciting activities and events. Whether it's a walk, talk, picnic on the lawn or a fun-filled afternoon for the family, we've got lots going on for all ages.


Whether you're a club, society, school or simply like-minded friends looking for a lovely day out, let us help plan your visit.

Don't miss

  • The naval connections of the Hyde Parker family
  • Beatrix Potter watercolours painted during her time at Melford Hall
  • One of the earliest estate maps in the country
  • A traditional afternoon tea in the comfortable Park Room
  • Our art trail to explore the faces behind the family portraits
  • Our rare orchid species
  • Artist demonstrations in celebration of Beatrix Potter

Railway walks

Train leaving Long Melford Station in July 1957

Country walks

Holy Trinity Church Long Melford

Park walk

Melford Park Tree dating from 1600’s