Things to see & do

Visit the Pennyman's family home of 400 years

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  • Putting the house to bed © National Trust

    All wrapped up

    Take a tour around the house and see it being wrapped up for winter with our conservation team.

  • Autumn in the garden © NTPL/Ian Shaw

    Autumn tidy up

    Prepare for winter in the garden with our expert team on Saturday 1 November.

  • Catch a falling leaf © Nina Elliot-Newman

    Experience outside

    Catch a falling leaf, make a grass trumpet, track wild animals or run around in the rain!

Christmas at Ormesby Hall

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, festive food 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)

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.