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The Pennyman family's intimate 18th-century mansion

Home of the Pennyman family for nearly 400 years, this classic Georgian mansion, with its Victorian kitchen and laundry, attractive gardens and estate walks, provides lively resources for local schools and community groups, and a unique venue for wedding ceremonies and corporate events.

Experience the spirit of the intimate home of Colonel Jim Pennyman, the last of the Pennyman line, and his arts-loving wife Ruth, as well as the stylish legacy of the 18th-century character 'Wicked' Sir James Pennyman - so named because of his extravagant lifestyle and his gambling with the family fortune.

Christmas at Ormesby Hall

Pick up a real tree and get into the Christmas mood with us © National Trust

Pick up a real tree and get into the Christmas mood with us

Come and see our Christmas Ship on the first two weekends of December. We will have Father Christmas in the kitchen with lots of presents, Christmas trees for sale in the courtyard, festive food available in the tearoom and candlelight tours around the mansion.
(small charge to see Father Christmas and for the candlelight tour, booking essential. Opening times 10.00 - 3.30)