Oxburgh Hall

Oxburgh Hall reflected in the moat at sunset.
Oxburgh Hall

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Civil War Re-enactment

Sun 24 Jul 2016
11:00-16:00
The Civil War comes to Oxburgh. See the 17th Century Life & Times Re-enactment group and discover just how loud cannon fire can be! Wonderful fun for all the family. Please note that there will be loud musket and cannon fire at this event.

Tudor Tuesdays

Tue 02 Aug 2016
10:30-16:00
Come and try on a costume and be transported back to 15th century England when Oxburgh was built. Discover what it would be like to be a beggar, milk maid or Lady of the Manor by donning the appropriate attire....

Wild in the Woods Wednesdays

Wed 03 Aug 2016
11:30-13:30
Come and join the Outdoors Team in Home Covert Woodland and participate in a range of woodland activities. Activities will vary each week and may include making woodland crafts or cooking over a camp fire. Suitable for children aged 4 years...

The Embroiderers Guild: Spirit of Oxburgh

Fri 02 Sep 2016
11:00-16:00
As part of the 300th anniversary celebrations of the birth of 'Capability' Brown, the Embroiderers' Guild is holding the largest exhibition it has ever produced, across the country. Using the landscapes and architecture of Oxburgh as their...

Costume Weekend

Sat 10 Sep 2016
10:30-16:00
Our costumed volunteers have re-created 15th century life at Oxburgh. Setting up an encampment on the terrace, they illustrate what life would have been like when the hall was built. With craft displays and demonstrations, costumes to try and a...

Secret Music

Sat 01 Oct 2016
18:30-20:00
Hear beautiful music from Tudor England that may have been sung at Oxburgh in the 16th century. Featuring music by the English composers William Byrd and Thomas Tallis and performed by Eboracum Baroque in the Chapel.
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Eating and shopping

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History

A birdseye view of Oxburgh Hall

Discover our history 

Despite being built during the Wars of the Roses, Oxburgh Hall was never intended to be a castle but a family home. It was completed in 1482 for Sir Edmund Bedingfeld and the family have lived at Oxburgh ever since.

Close-up view of a display cabinet in the Drawing Room at Oxburgh Hall.

Oxburgh Hall's Collection 

From letters by Henry VII, Mary I and Elizabeth I to Mary, Queen of Scots' sewing implements: explore the full collection of unique and wonderful items looked after by the National Trust at Oxburgh Hall.

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Our work

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Learning

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Places to stay

A view of Chapel Lodge at Oxburgh Hall

Stay in Chapel Lodge

Located in the grounds of Oxburgh Hall, Chapel Lodge remains true to a 19th century Norfolk country cottage but with a few welcoming added extras. This attractive little cottage is the perfect getaway for two, surrounded by garden and tucked just inside the park wall.