Things to see & do

Visit the Pennyman's family home of 400 years

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Fun Palace Thursdays

We are celebrating Ormesby Hall as the 'spiritual home of modern British theatre' with free Fun Palace family activities, including music, dancing, art, ping pong, Xplorer family challenge and more.

Check the events listing for more information

Summer bouquet

Keep your garden looking lovely for longer

Meet Adam and the gardeners to discuss jobs in the gardens which will extend summer flowering and keep your garden looking beautiful.

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.