Things to see & do

Visit the Pennyman's family home of 400 years

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Lunchtime lecture - family life at The Hall

Hear the latest from Stovin Pennyman's diaries

Come and hear the latest installation of James Stovin Pennyman's diaries about life at Ormesby Hall. The dramatised story continues of family life based on the 1870 diary of the owner.

Friday 3 October 12.00 -1.00 Booking required, please call 01642 328900

Fun Palace Weekend

Fun Palace weekend at Ormesby Hall

We are celebrating Ormesby Hall as the 'spiritual home of modern British theatre' with free Fun Palace family activities.

Our big weekend is on the 4 & 5 October, come and see what's happening at Ormesby Hall.

Don't forget...

  • Explore the victorian laundry and kitchen
  • Get into train spotting with our model railways
  • Enjoy the fresh air and find peace walking in the garden & grounds
  • Marvel at the fine plasterwork in the 18th-century mansion
  • Take a tour of the top floor and discover more about Jim and Ruth Pennyman
  • See Jim's rib and Ruth's tooth
  • And don’t forget the scones in the tea-room!


Exploring the countryside © David Levenson

Take a walk around our gardens and woodland and see more of Ormesby Hall than ever before.


 © Liz Hayward

Check out our events listings to see what you can do of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ here at Ormesby Hall.


 © Liz Hayward

Our live interpretation days are brilliant for the whole family to get involved in our  laundry and Victorian kitchens.